Music Academy Recruitment
The Music Academy is an after school music program for 4th-8th grade Beginning to Advanced Band students hosted by Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana California. A large majority of the student body comes from schools without music programs, or highly effected socioeconomic challenges in inner city public and private schools. Many of these students only experience music through this opportunity of practicing and performing on a high school campus surrounded by high school music students, professional musicians, and teachers. Every year, the Music Academy serves over 150 students across the Southern California region. They perform every year at Knotts Berry Farm, Disneyland, Segerstrom Center of the Arts, and at a Southern California School Band and Orchestra Concert Festival (SCSBOA). Many of our students go on to other high schools in the area with a knowledge of instrument fundamentals, performance experience in a large ensemble, and a new love for the arts.
Music Academy members who later go on to attend Mater Dei High School join Marching Band, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, Guitar, String Orchestra, and more…
Our goal is to connect the private and public school community to a quality music educational experience and provide an outlet for students who don’t have music in their schools with the best musicians and professional educators in the country.
Specific Budget Breakdown
- 35,000- Instruction/Private Lessons
- 4,000- Trips/Festivals
- 1,500 – Shirts