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2016 Upper Darby Foundation Ball “A Sweet Night Out”

In an on going mission to support the arts and education, the Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual “A Sweet Night Out” Ball at Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill, PA on February 13th. With a cocoa-infused dinner buffet, alcohol infused drinks (at your own peril!) and funky music by Philly’s Chico Vibe, […]

Steven Rogers, Music Composer, Mind The Gap’s Scholarship Winner Spring 2016

Nothing gives us greater pleasure than awarding an artist producing music from the breezeway in their home. No expensive recording studio, well-renowned engineer or high powered record label had any hand in creating this very innovative music composition, Clouds, by Steven Rogers, a student at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA. This winner […]

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Music Helped Our Scholarship Winner Through A Painful Childhood And Into A Productive Future

We’re pleased to announce that our Fall 2015 Scholarship has been awarded to Ashlei Alexander, a graduate student at the University of Maryland. Of the more than 400 essays submitted for the fall scholarship, Ashlei won our hearts with her essay, “An Ode to Hip Hop and Music.” (You can read it below.) She wrote about a childhood […]

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Our Scholarship Program Winner Moves To The Beat Of A Different Drummer

When we created the Mind The Gap® Scholarship Program, and tied it to our love of music by asking applicants to tell us how music has influenced their lives, we never expected that the winner would be a law school student. But Steve Hanson submitted an essay that was not only moving, inspirational and uplifting, […]

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Musicopia Gives Kids The Skills They Need For A Successful Life

It All Began with One Musical Child Some 40 years ago Denise Kinney was a public school student who was deeply involved in the school’s music program. She loved learning to play an instrument. She enjoyed the camaraderie of playing in the school orchestra. She had a feeling of accomplishment that motivated her, helped her […]

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