Emilia Dahlin: Facilitating the Voices of Immigrant Mothers

Emilia Dahlin: Facilitating the Voices of Immigrant Mothers

Photo: Lauryn Hottinger If a picture paints a thousand words, it can also forever change a life. That’s what happened to musician Emilia Dahlin when she saw the starkly haunting images of the arduous journeys faced by immigrants, taken by renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado in his book "Migrations: Humanity in…
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Myles Bullen: Musical Healing Beyond Prison Walls

Myles Bullen: Musical Healing Beyond Prison Walls

Creativity, connection and community... That's what encompasses the work of Myles Bullen, a Native American musician, poet and performer from Portland, Maine—and one of Music to Life's Northern New England Accelerator participants. Over the past few years, Bullen has performed in schools, prisons and recovery centers around the world. Just…
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Accelerator Artists Respond to COVID-19

In this update, we hear from Music to Life's social change artists in Texas (Austin, Dallas, Houston) and Northern New England (Bethlehem, NH). They share their experiences, what they're learning and how Music to Life is helping.
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Launched: Texas Accelerator

Launched: Texas Accelerator

Photo: Amanda Pascali, Houston Music to Life launched its Texas Accelerator in January 2020 (with artists in Austin, Dallas and Houston) in collaboration with the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA); here's a short introductory video. We welcome six Texas-based activist artists to our national family of social change musicians: Cheryl Cawood…
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Launched: Northern New England Accelerator

Launched: Northern New England Accelerator

From L: Nicholas Trahan (NH), Liz Stookey Sunde, Emily Zanleoni (VT), Sarah Trunzo (ME), Noel (Paul) Stookey, Peter Yarrow, Kristen Graves, DJSean Hay (VT), Emilia Dahlin (ME) and Myles Bullen (ME). Photo credit: Sally Farr. In December 2019, Music to Life launched Musicians as Mentors (M2), a rural Accelerator designed…
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Our Partnership with the Rubicon Theatre (Ventura, CA)

Our Partnership with the Rubicon Theatre (Ventura, CA)

Photo features artists, Master Class instructors and production friends from our 2017 national search for social change artists and week-long Music for Change Festival in collaboration with the Rubicon. Here's a look back at some of the dreams and aspirations from the Music for Change Festival's national call for artists.
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Social Change Playlists

Social Change Playlists

Music to Life's twenty cause-themed playlists include contemporary & historical protest songs, incorporate music from artists of all backgrounds & genres, and provide soundtracks to a variety of social movements that address the most pressing issues of our time. Visit our YouTube page here.  
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