National Rebuilding Day and Feel the Music!

Feel the Music! joins Rebuilding Together NYC on Saturday, April 26, 2014, to celebrate the Canarsie, Brooklyn community as part of National Rebuilding Day.  Volunteers will make major repairs for home-owners affected by Hurricane Sandy, host a neighborhood clean up and a mural beautification project. As a part of the day’s culminating event, Feel the Music!’s own teaching artist Dende Macedo will lead volunteers and community members in a drumming workshop as they come together to share, reflect and connect.…

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Feel the Music! at FEMA Think Tank – Innovating in Disasters

Feel the Music! Executive Director Valerie Ghent attended an all-day FEMA Think Tank on ‘Innovating in Disasters’ at the White House Eisenhower Executive Building in Washington DC on August 27, 2013. Over 80 innovators from the tech, art, public, non-profit, and private sector communities gathered to think about ways to improve the disaster survivor experience. A second event will be held later this fall to follow up on ideas generated in the think tank. We are honored to share what…

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Feel the Music! Sandy Relief

Feel the Music! launches arts program for communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy: What a devastating fall we have been through together. The ongoing aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is heart-wrenching, as is the knowledge that it will continue to be felt by so many in the weeks and months ahead. Here at Feel the Music! we are quickly developing a program to bring music, art and creative self-expression directly into the communities most impacted by the storm. With FtM Sandy Relief…

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