The mission of Music Changing Lives (MCL) is to offer the highest quality of music and art enrichment programs to underprivileged and at-risk youth between the ages of 8-18 years old, helping them improve their chances of achieving a positive and successful future. The programs are designed to reduce the local communities’ drop out rate by assisting youth in connecting with their own passion and purpose in life.

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Dear Friends Of MCL,
We are so excited to invite you to the ”Celebration of Young Children” event at Olive Avenue Market! The event runs from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

They will close Michigan street from Olive Avenue to the bottom of their driveway. Utilizing their side yard, back patio and Michigan Street. They will have carpet on the street for a “music stage” with power and a sound system. 
They are looking for talented young musicians between 1:00 pm. and 4:30 pm. To come play numerous short sets three to five to ten or fifteen minutes, in between the storybook readers which run every half hour for about 15 minutes each.
In addition, if any musicians would like to read a children’s picture book to kids, they would love it!

They will provide some simple refreshments for all performers. It is my hope every musician and artist that receives this email will come out and Celebrate our Young Children. You surely will be inspirational to the audience! to RSVP please email 
Thank you again,

Josiah Bruny
Music Changing Lives


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The MCL Crew

Redlands Deals With Growing Gang Issue

Read this article in the Redlands Daily Facts about gang conflict in Redlands and how Music Changing Lives can be an alternative to gang life for local youths.

The Art Institute of California & Music Changing Lives

The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire interior design students successfully design spaces for Music Changing Lives.

DJ Skee joins Josiah Bruny at Vista Del Lago High School to promote the School Tour for Music Changing lives. MCL is a non-profit organization who’s mission is dedicated to lowering school drop out rates by building programs that will help underprivileged youth find their passions.

Vote for MCL here!

Please take 5 minutes to vote for Music Changing Lives to win $2,500 to support its after-school programs!!


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Josiah working with students at Music Changing Lives

Josiah working with students at Music Changing Lives

Kane Li's Blog Post goes on the White House blog!

Happy Friday to you all!

Our historian from University of California Riverside, Kane Li, blog post went live on the White House blog. I hope you enjoy. Thank you all for your continued support of Music Changing Lives.


MCL crew

Music influences brain to pay attention

More findings on music’s effects on the brain - check it out above! 

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Listening to music lights up the whole brain!

Cool article from Science Daily about music’s effects on the brain. Click on the title to read!

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