To transform the lives of youth in under-resourced communities across the US through tuition-free music lessons and mentorship by paid, professional artists.  

Through weekly one-on-one sessions over a full school year, ArtSmart students receive world class instruction and training from professional musicians. Using an evidenced based curriculum, our mentors work with their students to set goals, learn music, develop a health self-esteem and ultimately, chart a course for the rest of their lives. 

ArtSmart gives our students purpose

Our music mentorship program and one-to-one voice lessons provide our students with a safe space to express themselves.

56% of students

say they are excited to come to school on a standard day

79% of students

say they are excited to come to school on a ArtSmart lesson day


Find out how ArtSmart has made a difference to our students lives and helped them achieve success.

Katelyn – ArtSmart music student


Find out how ArtSmart helped Katelyn develop her singing skills and how her music lessons benefited her emotionally in other school lessons.

Isaias – ArtSmart music student


Read about how ArtSmart has encouraged Isaias to step out of his comfort zone and discover the power that music has to connect with people.

Nevontae – ArtSmart student


Read about Nevontae's ArtSmart experience and how music has helped develop his self-confidence and find unique learning techniques.

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