In the News

How Can I Support music Programs in Schools?

How Can I Support Music Programs in Schools? We’ve enjoyed celebrating Music In Our Schools Month, this March. The month may be coming to an end, but Music in our schools does not become any less important throughout the other 11 months of the year. If you’re like me, you care about music and you want children to be given the opportunity to learn to play musical instruments… Read On

Getting to know the MFE Scholars

    Continuing Music For Everyone’s tradition of providing music to all in Lancaster county each year MFE provides seven, $2,000 scholarships to Millersville University Music Education majors. In exchange for that scholarship the recipients volunteer at a school supported by MFE. Featured below are two MFE scholars, Andrew Swartz and Cecilia. Currently the two scholars are assisting in teaching recorder and other instruments before school at Buchanan Elementary… Read On

2016 Festival of Voices!

Choral music originated in the 2nd century BC in ancient Greece, where the chorus was an important part of the theater. Choral music fizzled out for a while, but around 500 AD, Benedictine and Gregorian monks began to sing in unison, in what was called “plainchant.” In order to vary the plainchant, which could become monotonous… Read On

Lancaster Festival of Voices Welcomes Orfeia, The Balkan Women’s Choir

Music for Everyone is gearing up and warming up for a wonderful weekend of music April 1-3 with Festival of Voices. For our fourth year we will be celebrating choral music through various concerts, workshops, and a movie showing. Many of our acts are local such as the Red Rose City Chorus and Mennonite Children’s choir of Lancaster… Read On

10 Years of Music For Everyone!

This year, Music For Everyone is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Since 2006. MFE has provided grants to local school districts and community centers, held musical events throughout Lancaster, and helped to strengthen the role that music plays in our schools and throughout our communities. Over the past ten years, providing music grants to local school districts and community arts programs has been the primary focus of MFE… Read On

MFE’s Singer Songwriter Showcase Returns!

On January 20th, a cold and blustery Wednesday evening, I find myself sitting in the darkened Temple at Tellus360. Sitting on my comfy couch I watch the other patrons file in, paying the $5 cover charge, drinks in hand, eager to enjoy an evening of music by local musicians: Saint Narcissus with Jack Roberts opening. Jack is an older man… Read On

February News

February 2016 Eblast   MFE Grants Deadline is Approaching! Need some money to enhance your school or community based music program? This year we hope to invest at least $90,000 in grants. Grant applications must be submitted by February 15, 2016 to be considered for an award. For more information and guidelines visit the grants section of our website… Read On

January News

2016 January Eblast   A Decade of MFE! That is right! Music For Everyone is officially 10 years old. Not only are we turning 10, but we have also hit our $1,000,000 mark in investment in Lancaster County music programs.  We will be celebrating throughout the year with many special events… Read On

December News

MFE and the Extraordinary Give We would like to thank everyone who donated to MFE through the November 20th Extraordinary Give sponsored by the Lancaster County Community Foundation. While the totals are not yet final, Music For Everyone was able to net over $21,000 as a result of your generosity. This translates into more grants to improve music programs in Lancaster County schools and community organizations… Read On

November News

  The Extraordinary give is returning to Lancaster for its fourth year, and Music For Everyone is thrilled to be a participating Non-Profit! On November 20th, the Lancaster County Community Foundation is sponsoring a one-day, online giving event in which MFE will be one of the beneficiaries. On November 20th, be sure to visit MFE’s ExtraGive Page and donate! Read On