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Transforming lives, one student at a time
 

 
 

To make a donation by check...

Please make checks out to Music Haven and mail to:

Music Haven
P.O. Box 207332
New Haven, CT 06520

Music Haven is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all gifts are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Your gift makes music, builds community, and provides opportunity …


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How your donations gets used...

$7,500 . . .

Covers the full cost of one student for an entire year — one-on-one and group lessons, instruments (including upkeep, strings, and other supplies), concert trips, connections to academic and other supports through Music Haven Connects, access to high quality summer arts programming through Music Haven Summer Arts Connections, and support for our High School Fellows program

$5,000 . . .

Covers the annual cost for one student to participate in Music 101, a three-day-per-week after-school program that runs 2:30-5:30 p.m., providing instruction in basic strings, music theory and music history, jazz, improvisation, and a variety of guest performers and workshops.

$2,500 . . .

Provides one-on-one lessons for a student for the year — half-hour lessons for our beginners and as much as an hour per week of individual instruction by our world-class Resident Musician teachers for our advanced students.

$2,000 . . .

Sponsors a community concert and “instrument petting zoo” by the Haven String Quartet, with the assistance of our High School Fellows—at each free community concert held in library branches and other neighborhood spaces, dozens of kids (and adults!) have the opportunity to not only hear and see classical chamber music up close, but also try a string instrument for the first time with the assistance of our world-class professional musicians and their students.

$1,500 . . .

Sponsors a student trio, quartet, or quintet for the year — including coaching and concert transportation.

$1,200 . . .

Covers the cost per year for a student in our one-on-one after-school lessons program to participate in our youth chamber orchestra, Harmony In Action, including transportation to concerts, healthy snacks, guest performances and guest speakers, equipment, and teaching and support staff.

$1,000 . . .

Covers the full annual cost of an instrument for one of our students — including upkeep, repairs, supplies such as strings and rosin and music — plus a $200 investment in our long-term instrument fund so that the student can take an instrument when he or she leaves Music Haven upon high school graduation.

$500 . . .

Covers the annual cost of a student instrument, including supplies and upkeep.

$300 . . .

Sponsors a bus for a concert trip for our students and their families.

$100 . . .

Covers the cost of healthy snacks for all Music 101 students for a week — including fruits and vegetables!

 
 

How our money gets spent: