The Foundation donates musical instruments to under-funded music programs.
It was inspired by the movie Mr. Holland's Opus, and in fact was started by the film's composer, Michael Kamen, in 1996.
The foundation has 3 programs.
The Melody Program
For k-12 school music programs
The Special Projects Program
Helps after school music programs
The Michael Kamen Solo Award
Helps outstanding student musicians who cannot afford instruments
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