Transforming lives through music mentorship

ArtSmart is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that helps talented youth in underprivileged communities succeed in school and gives them the tools through music mentoring to set and accomplish goals in all areas of life.

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Transforming lives through music mentorship

ArtSmart helps talented youth in underprivileged communities succeed in school and gives them the tools through music mentoring to set and accomplish goals in all areas of life.

Donate today
ArtSmart Founders – Michael Fabiano and John Viscardi

How ArtSmart helps

Founded in 2016 by Michael Fabiano and John Viscardi, ArtSmart works with professional musicians and partners with middle and high schools in underserved communities to provide free weekly vocal music instruction to talented youth. We have witnessed the power in using music mentorship as a guiding light to positively shape the lives of our students.

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92% of ArtSmart students plan on attending college

Compared to 71% of high school students expect to attend either a two-year or four-year college (YouthTruth, 2015)

Higher academic success

ArtSmart helps students achieve higher grades and future success through more active school engagement

Greater self-confidence

ArtSmart provides students with a confidence boost and gives them a safe space to express themselves

Artist Citizenry

Our students become culturally informed and engage either professionally or personally in the artistic community

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY…

“My favorite part of lessons is when my mentor helps me open up and not be scared to feel the music and show my emotions.”

Read our success stories to find out the positive impact that ArtSmart has on our students.

Success stories

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Support ArtSmart

Our talented students depend on the grassroots support from individual donors, patrons and organizations

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Become a Mentor

We’re looking for experienced professional singers to teach voice lessons and mentor individual students

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Partner Schools

We work with middle and high schools in underserved communities across the entire United States 

Partner Schools

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The Power of One-on-one Mentorship – ArtSmart news

The Power of One-on-one Mentorship

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Music: A Universal Truth – ArtSmart News

Music: A Universal Truth

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