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SOStenuto was launched on June 6, 2012 at Broughal Middle School in South Bethlehem.

Find out why it is important to support music in our local schools.

What is the Mission of SOStenuto?

As a member of the Lehigh Valley community, Youniversity of Music and Arts is extending a helping hand toyouth_orchestra_1_(2)-resized-600 local schools in need of support for their music programs. Specifically, our SOStenuto program offers assistance in the following areas:

1. Donations of Used Musical Instruments to Lehigh Valley Schools

2. 10% Tuition Discount on 60-minute music lessons for public school teachers

Partnering with Music4More

The launch of our SOStenuo program marks the beginning of a new partnership between Youniversity of Music and Arts and Music4More, a dynamic 501 (c) 3 charity organization based in Baltimore, MD and devoted to supporting struggling school and community music programs across the U.S. The primary focus of Music4More is collecting and repairing used musical instruments, and recycling them back into local school systems. The YOU is partnering with Music4More at an auspicious juncture, when this non-profit is expanding its reach across the nation to connect music programs in need with organizations and individuals who are able and willing to help.

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