With a belief that music has the power to transform lives, The Roots of Music has been empowering the youth of New Orleans through music, mentorship and academic achievement for 15 years. Five days a week, twelve months a year, the organization serves youth ages 5-19 from low-income households in providing music history and theory, instrumental instruction, ensemble performance instruction, hot meals and round-trip transportation. The Roots of Music has given over 2,500 students the tools to create positive, productive futures. 


With every donation received, The Roots of Music expands the opportunities it offers and the children it reaches. To make a direct, tax deductible investment in the future of your community, visit therootsofmusic.org.

The Roots of Music

2624 Burgundy St.