Ways to Celebrate Music in Our Schools

What started as a single day of music advocacy by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) back in March of 1973 has grown into...
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“I Love the J.W. Pepper!”

“I love the J.W. Pepper!”  –  quite possibly the best testimonial we have had the pleasure of receiving from a customer – or perhaps...

How Music Education Benefits the Brain

Processing sound is one of the human brain’s most difficult jobs. The task involves multiple brain systems that need to be able to respond...

Music as a Soundtrack to Life

Think of every epic moment in the history of your life, and then take away the music.  For most of us that thought is,...

It’s Time to Celebrate Music in Our Schools!

What started as a single day of music advocacy by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) back in March of 1973 has grown...

Music and the Brain

It’s no secret that taking part in musical activities has a significant positive effect on young people’s academic achievement. There are countless news stories...

Unseen Music

I am an unapologetic Buckeye,  born and raised in Ohio -- and when I bleed, I bleed scarlet and grey.  So, like thousands of...
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Did You Know? A Music Advocacy Presentation

In honor of Music in Our Schools Month, and to continue our efforts to raise awareness of the importance of music education, Pepper would...

Inspiring Our Youth: Music Programs That Celebrate Diversity

Aaron Dworkin says he did not know about many black classical composers before he went to college. Long before he was named a MacArthur...