The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders

The Roots of Music is a grassroots after school music education program run by local musicians for at-risk middle-school students in New Orleans. Monday through Thursday and on Saturday mornings, students are bused from around the city to the training space where get academic tutoring, music theory and marching band training, a free hot meal and transportation home. The program is free for all students and includes a musical instrument of their choice.

The program is in need of: instruments as well as donations to cover the costs of busing, facilities, and salaries for our Instructors.

For more information or to donate visit the website or call (504) 460-2611.