Kids in a New Groove

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Kids in a New Groove is designed to boost self-confidence and empower students to overcome obstacles and challenges by setting attainable goals and offering generous rewards to celebrate and encourage further achievement within and outside of our program.

Kids in a New Groove Mentorship through Music:

  • free
  • in-home and virtual 
  • youth, ages 5 and up
  • youth affiliated with the child welfare system

Our music lessons are provided by our trained volunteers - music mentors - who are carefully vetted to work with and encourage students' growth in musicality, creating trusting relationships and overall self-confidence. 

We aim to give our students all the tools necessary to be successful, by providing each student with a loaner instrument, lesson materials, instrument accessories, etc. 

In addition to weekly lessons, KING students are given the opportunity to attend experiential workshops during the year. The workshops focus on building social skills and educating students on the different areas of the music industry. 

Students are also given the opportunity to perform on stage throughout the year, improving their confidence and self-esteem.


"Thank you so much!! It's because of people like you that I can actually progress towards accomplishing my dreams. You are so amazing for doing what you do. I signed my first autograph last night!!"

—Alyssa, KING student, age 18


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