San Francisco, CA – January 14, 2024 – MusicOne.org, a subsidiary of YouthOne.org, and Pyramind Institute, a renowned San Francisco-based recording studio and educational institution, are proud to announce the launch of a transformative music education program aimed at Title 1 High Schools in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).
Debut Fundraiser Event: "Meet the Advisory of MusicOne.org"
To mark this historic collaboration, MusicOne.org and Pyramind Institute are hosting the inaugural fundraiser event, “Meet the Advisory of MusicOne.org,” on January 14th from 2 PM to 4 PM at San Francisco’s Conservatory of Music, Barbro Osher Hall, Bowes Center, located at 200 Van Ness Ave., SF.
The event will feature an extraordinary lineup of All-Star advisory board members, including world-renowned musicians Stanly Jordan, Kai Eckhardt, Edward Simon, Charles Unger, and more, showcasing their support for the mission.
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Uniting Forces for Educational History
MusicOne.org and Pyramind Institute are forging educational history by assembling a dynamic collaboration of high-quality musicians and teachers to serve deserving Title 1 High Schools in San Francisco. The Pyramind Music & Game Audio Institute, with two decades of experience as a Private Post Secondary Vocational Training school, is dedicated to empowering the next generation of audio creators through cutting-edge educational programs and community resources.
Inaugural Fundraiser Performance by The MusicOne All-Star Band
The MusicOne All-Star Band, featuring renowned musicians from the advisory board, will perform for the first time as an ensemble at the fundraiser. The lineup includes SFCM professor Edward Simon, guitarist Stanley Jordan, bassist Kai Eckhardt, sax player Charles Unger, singer-trombonist Oddity, Cheryl Serame Turk, and others.
Empowering Youth Artists for Success
The advisory board has come together to support talented youth artists by providing financial assistance, high-quality technical training, and access to state-of-the-art equipment and professional venues. MusicOne.org, through its emphasis on artist development and education, is equipping young artists with the tools to become entrepreneurs and take control of their career objectives.
A Collaboration with a Purpose
MusicOne.org is a new arm of YouthOne.org, a 501c3 non-profit that has served youth for the past fifteen years, filling gaps in educational and emotional support. This collaboration involves YouthOne chairman Carl Hilsz, Pyramind Institute founder Greg Gordon, Education Program Director Deborah Barsotti, SFUSD VAPA Director Ron Machado, and Producer Dr. Rock-Bernie Gonzalez of the Latin Rock Organization.
Transformative Music Education Program
The MusicOne educational program aims to provide hundreds of training and performance opportunities to Bay Area Jr and Senior High School youth artists. By curating diverse live music experiences and offering scholarships, the program supports those with limited access to high-quality arts and cultural programming.
Addressing Mental Health Challenges Through Music
Recognizing the urgency highlighted by CDC Children’s Mental Health reports, MusicOne.org incorporates certified music therapists into its program to address mental health challenges among youth. The initiative seeks to transform excessive screen time into a creative outlet, fostering inspirational life-saving skills.
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