Youth Music Project Offers Free Lessons to Kids

Youth Music Project is a nonprofit organization that provides music education for Portland area youth by offering free or low cost lessons to those who qualify along with free instrument use and performance opportunities for all. The Bany family and the Marie Lam from Charitable Foundation founded the Youth Music Project, located in West Linn, in 2012. We spoke with Youth Music Project Executive Director Rachael Bany about this unique program.

Anna Helhoski reports…

Monday, March 9: Youth Music Project Executive Direct Rachael Bany talks about how the scholarship program works.

Tuesday, March 10: Rachael details how Youth Music Project got its start.

Wednesday, March 11: Rachael talks about Youth Music Project’s teachers, classrooms and performance space — The Meteor Lounge.

Thursday, March 12: Rachael goes in depth into how Youth Music Project’s scholarship program affects students, parents and the community.

Friday, March 13: Rachael discusses why Youth Music Project offers a unique program and provides information for volunteers.

The Youth Music Project and the Meteor Lounge are located at 2015 8th Avenue in West Linn. For more information visit their website, email info@youthmusicproject.org or call 503-616-5967.

Anna Helhoski

Anna Helhoski is a contributor to Community Voices. She writes full-time for NerdWallet, a personal finance and consumer advocacy website. Anna is a native New Yorker who now lives in Goose Hollow with her Portland tour guide boyfriend and tuxedo cat. Follow @AnnaHelhoski

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