MusicLink Foundation

MusicLink Foundation helps teachers help needy students to:

  • Acquire discount music,
  • locate practice instruments,
  • attend summer music camp scholarships, and
  • receive reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses on their student's behalf.

A letter from MusicLink Foundation

Read what Sue, coordinator with MusicLink Foundation, has to say:

Hi Dana,

I am a private piano teacher and needed a lead sheet to Happy Birthday. I googled it and up popped your site. What a find!

I'm sure many teachers from around the nation visit this site daily. Could I ask if you would consider something?

We help students who can't afford lessons

I am a coordinator with an organization called the MusicLink Foundation. We are a national non-profit that supports teachers who reduce their normal teaching fee by at least half to offer lessons to a student who would not otherwise be able to afford them because of financial need.

We help with costs & scholarships

We help with discounted music, practice instruments, reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses (not tuition) and Summer Music Camp Scholarships. Would you consider adding a link from your site to ours to spread the word about our program? You can check it out at:

www.musiclinkfoundation.org

Sue


Download the MusicLink brochure:

MusicLink Foundation


The link for the brochure:




Download MusicLink Flyer 


MusicLink Foundation has been around for a long time, but I had never heard of them! 

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Interested in songs from the Bible for your students or church?  Check out my other website, SingTheBibleStory.com!

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Songs Old & Songs New

All the first-year material I give my beginner students. 

Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!

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This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This",  available as a digital downloadtells the riveting story of the time when  Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a  brave young queen risked her life to save her people.

A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!

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About the Author

Dana Thynes

Hi, I'm Dana!  (Say that like "Anna".)  I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.

Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.

You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.