Noah Cyrus launches new initiative to get students interested in musical arts

Disney Channel/Image Group LANoah Cyrus thinks about the next generation of music makers, which is why it’s partnered with Sony Music to help launch an all-new initiative to inspire students to consider a career in music.

The interpreter of “July” unveiled the Beyond The Instrument campaign on Monday, of which she is the ambassador. The outreach effort aims to give Nashville students a head start in the music industry, regardless of socioeconomic background.

“Music has always been such an important part of my life and I was blessed to grow up in a family where I was constantly surrounded by music,” Cyrus, 21, said in a statement to ABC News. “I really experienced the benefits of learning and creating music at a very young age, which gave me an emotional outlet and a passion that I am still more than grateful for on a daily basis.”

The initiative had its first run at Antioch High School in Nashville, whose Grammy nominee hosted a virtual classroom tour to kick off the series of workshops aimed at educating students about the music business.

Students will not only learn from Cyrus how she broke into the industry, but they can also enroll in a series of workshops focusing on music marketing, music business, monetizing creativity and more. , which will last four weeks.

As for why Cyrus chose Nashville, the singer explained that it’s a “city close to my heart” because that’s where she was born.

The Beyond The Instrument program will also fund the Save The Music J Dilla Music Technology Scholarship, which will provide students with access to instruments, recording equipment and technology, as well as hands-on engineering experience. sound from next school year.

By Megan Stone
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