News: Philanthropy

May 16, 2024

Suzanne D’Addario Brouder Steps Down from D’Addario Foundation

After leading the D’Addario Foundation for 15 years, Suzanne D’Addario Brouder has stepped down, leaving the foundation in the hands of Karen Shelley. “I…

April 29, 2024

Gibson Gives, FirstBank Amphitheater Raise Over $120K for Music Education

Gibson Gives, the non-profit division of Gibson, has partnered once again with FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin, Tennessee, to raise funds to support…

April 16, 2024

Shure Achieves Sustainable Packaging Goals in 2023

Two years ago, Shure announced aggressive goals to increase recyclable and/or renewable packaging for new products. Now, Shure has reported that it has achieved…

April 15, 2024

Pioneer DJ Makes Donation to Girls Make Beats

AlphaTheta Music Americas’ Pioneer DJ brand has outfitted the Girls Make Beats (GMB) Miami chapter with new studio-grade equipment. The donation enables GMB…

March 16, 2024

Martin Guitar Foundation Announces 2023 Grants

The Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation has announced that it awarded $485,500 in grants to more than 85 nonprofit organizations in 2023, creating opportunities…

March 07, 2024

Music & Arts Contributes to Woodson Segment on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

A special Jan. 15 segment on The Kelly Clarkson Show in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day featured Mr. Coleman Woodson Jr., a middle school music educator…

February 13, 2024

KHS America Donates Instruments to Hawaii Fire Victims

Following the August 2023 fires in Lahaina, Hawaii, the Lahainaluna High School music program suffered. The Lahainaluna band program lost nearly 20 instruments…

February 09, 2024

D’Addario Foundation, Hungry for Music Receives Large Donation

The D’Addario Foundation and Hungry for Music have announced they’ve received a donation of more than 3,500 instruments. Ronni Ginott, the owner of two…