From Kelly Clarkson’s first audition to Trent Harmon’s big win this spring, we can all point to anAmerican Idol moment that made us dream a little bigger. For fifteen years, thousands of people took that risk, following their passion for music to the Idol stage — and a determined few changed their lives forever. Ask many of the Idols who gave them the confidence to reach for the top, and they’ll say it was their school music teacher.
To celebrate those music education “idols” in schools nationwide, 21CF is teaming up with Give a Note Foundation for a new wave of 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants, a program benefiting exceptional music teachers and their schools. Starting today, students, co-workers, parents and friends can nominate “MusicEd Idols,” music teachers who inspire their students to dig deeper and reach their fullest potential.
Read more at our 21CF Blog.