Hungry for Music Notes - Archive
Hungry for Music Notes - Archive
Below you will find an archive of Hungry for Music newsletters. Browse through the issues and follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


February 2017 Newsletter (Feb 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes February 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate 2016 Recap by Jeff Campbell It's been a whirlwind since our last newsletter in December. Hungry for Music ended the year with a flurry of donations that put us over 700, a new ann

December 2016 Newsletter (Dec 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes December 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Remembering Amy We are on our way to Austin, Texas to deliver six violins to the Austin Independent School District. Since 2009, violin and viola donations have been made

November 2016 Newsletter (Nov 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes November 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Charity eBay Auction Ends 4:00PM Thursday! Deering Goodtime Banjo Autographed by the Avett Brothers Proceeds Benefit Hungry for Music BID NOW We are so grateful

October 2016 Newsletter (Oct 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes October 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Squeezebox Mania Instrument Drive Squeezebox Mania Instrument Drive happening now in Austin, Texas! Drop off instruments at Strait Music store locations through October 8. Th

September 2016 Newsletter (Sep 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes September 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell, Hungry for Music Executive Director August 2016 was a record-breaking month for Hungry for Music. We distributed over 200 instruments to mus

August 2016 Newsletter (Aug 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes August 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell The travel miles pile up and the instrument donations increase! Over the next two weeks I will be traveling the midwestern and southern states,

July 2016 Newsletter (Jul 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes July 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell For the last six weeks I’ve been working from the DC area, preparing for a Midwest trip with Big Bertha, the Magic Music Bus. When I arrived back

Hall of Fame Newsletter (Jul 2016)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Benefit Was a Success! Please enjoy some sights and sounds from a very special day at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland for Hungry for Music and six organizations that we supply with instruments. The instrument drive and Saturday performances could not have happened without the support of Hall of Fame President, Greg Harris, and his staff. Our liaison with the Hall was Kathryn Metz, who did a fantastic job of orchestrating the event. Thank you for your

June 2016 Newsletter (Jun 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes June 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell It has been a productive time on the road, laying the groundwork for establishing Hungry for Music volunteer teams in other cities. The stops that Big B

April 2016 Newsletter (Apr 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes April 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell As the Hungry for Music (HFM) bus travels the country, I often think about all the friends we’ve made along the way. Music teachers in Texas; music org

March 2016 Newsletter (Mar 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes March 2016 Thank you to graphic artist extraordinaire Gina Cocco of Snap2Promos for putting together the new collage above from 2015 photos! Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell After a long-overdue visit to my hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, the Magic Music Bus Tour began with my arrival in New Orleans on March 4. In Shreveport, I actually kicked things off with a meeting with Greg LeGrand of the Ark-La-Tex Heritage Foundat

February 2016 Newsletter (Feb 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes February 2016 The Magic Music Bus Hits the Road! We're making final preparations for a two-year RV tour that will take us to dozens of cities across the United States. Hungry for Music founder and executive director, Jeff Campbell, plans to spend enough time in each city to set up the infrastructure for a local, volunteer-driven Hungry for Music chapter that will collect, repair, and distribute musical instruments. New Orl

December 2015 Newsletter (Dec 2015)
Hungry for Music Notes December 2015 Hungry for Music Set to Launch Tour to Spread the Joy of Music Hungry for Music will launch a nationwide tour of U.S. cities in 2016 -- spreading the joy and inspiration of music and multiplying the good we can do. The tour will launch in New Orleans in January with a major partnership announcement and a plan to spread HFM's magic. The tour includes stops at more than 24 cities in two years, planting music seeds that will grow

Giving Tuesday (Dec 2015)
We ♥ Giving – Your Support Makes It All Possible! "Since 2009, Hungry for Music has played a crucial role in bringing IMW's mission to fruition through annual instrument donations. As IMW has grown from serving six to six hundred students annually, Hungry for Music has been there every step of the way. We are deeply grateful for the dedication and generosity of Jeff Campbell and his team, and literally could not do what we do without the instruments and equipment they provide."

November 2015 Newsletter (Nov 2015)
Hungry for Music Notes November 2015 "Keys" to the Future Recently, we received a keyboard request from a piano teacher in New York, Rich Campbell, for a dedicated and hardworking student in Harlem who had "outgrown" his previous one and had progressed to the point of needing a more professional model. Serendipitously, around the same time, we received a very nice professional one that needed a few minor repairs. We took care of the repairs and now Tyrese Thornton has

Fall 2015 Newsletter (Oct 2015)
We Couldn't Do It Without You! We've had a strong few months of instrument donations and the instruments shown below were delivered and shipped to school and after-school programs across the United States in recent weeks. A heartfelt Hungry for Music thanks to Commonwealth Roofing & Siding for generously providing warehouse space to flow instruments through. We Love Our Luthiers Hungry for Music is grateful for luthiers Marc Glickman and Kelly Cri

July 2015 Newsletter (Jul 2015)
Hungry for Music Notes - Spring/Summer 2015 We have so much information for our latest newsletter we’ve decided to split it into two separate editions! This edition will feature EVENTS which will include recaps of past HFM events, including the 20th Hungry for Crawfish; and info on upcoming attractions like the DOAH Fest and the Summer Hoot. The soon-to-follow second edition will feature Hungry for Music’s latest outreach stories and information. HFM Presents Documentar

April 2015 Newsletter (Apr 2015)
Walt Fales: A Full-Time Champion for Music in Baltimore Walt Fales: A Full-Time Champion for Music in Baltimore  By BRIAN McNICOLL  Walt Fales’ Super Bowl takes place the first Saturday of December.  That’s the Night of 100 ELVISes, a fundraiser/concert/cultural event that takes place in Baltimore each year, the 1st weekend in December. And not for nothing is Fales known as "the Band Man". The event benefits the Johns Hopkins Children's Center & other local non-profits.

December Newsletter 2 (Dec 2014)
Key Music, Newburgh N.Y.We are proud to feature one our partners this month, Key Music.  Last August, the Hungry for Music van pulled into the parking lot of Key Music, a small music shop in Newburgh, N.Y. Out came the proprietor, Ken Sickinger, and his assistant, Colin Baxter, to inspect the donated musical instruments in the van. The nearly 40 instruments all needed repairs, ranging from minor to major. And Sickinger, through a mutual friend—Julian Baker, who runs New Paltz Rocks, an afte

December Newsletter (Dec 2014)
The Pick Me Up FoundationWe are proud to feature one our partners this month, The Pick Me Up Foundation. Recently they held an instrument drive in Aaron's honor. They were able to collect 171 intruments & music related items. We are ecstatic that they have chosen to partner with Hungry for Music to distribute those instruments to children who need them.The PMU Foundation is named after the last song Aaron was working on, Pick Me Up, with his band mates in Buffalo. Our hope is that every time a c




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