Berklee, Little Kids Rock Support Music Education In 600 N.Y.C. Public Schools


Berklee College of Music and Little Kids Rock announced a collaboration with the The New York City Department of Education to expand the district’s Modern Band music program to 60,000 K - 12 students in 600 schools over the next three years. Berklee and Little Kids Rock are contributing teacher training, a Modern Band online and classroom-administrated curriculum, and thousands of new musical instruments. Amp Up NYC will serve as a model for building Modern Band programs in other U.S. public school districts. Pictured are representatives of Berklee College of Music, Little Kids Rock and the New York Department of Education celebrate with Little Kids Rock students in New York at the kick-off of Amp Up NYC.