NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The recording business’s Music Efficiency Belief Fund (MPTF) introduced that greater than 100 college students from america and Canada have obtained Music Household Scholarships of as much as $2,000 USD to proceed their pursuit of upper schooling. Members and youngsters of American Federation of Musicians (AFM) members had been invited to use for scholarships by writing essays on the significance of free, reside music in communities. Profitable essay excerpts and a whole recipient record are on the MPTF web site at

“They informed tales of the unifying nature of admission-free, reside music, particularly after a drought of gatherings.” 

Hear recipients of the Music Household Scholarship describe the unity and inclusivity that admission-free, reside music brings to their communities:

The MPTF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public service group whose mission is to assist admission-free, reside occasions all through america and Canada. Belief fund signatories embody:

  • Sony Music
  • Common Music Group
  • Warner Music Group

“This yr we learn tales of the ability of reside music and the unifying nature of group occasions, particularly after a drought of gatherings,” mentioned Natty Hepburn-Beaty, supervisor of promoting companies at MPTF. “Our finalists expressed the distinctive potential and inclusivity admission free, reside music brings to communities all through North America.”

The 101 winners:

  • Stay in 23 states within the US and 6 Canadian provinces
  • Attend 83 distinctive establishments of upper schooling
  • Pursue 61 distinctive areas of research

The MPTF established this scholarship throughout the pandemic, a time of nice problem and alter, to encourage the kids {of professional} musicians, and even the musicians themselves, to pursue larger schooling and turn out to be leaders of their chosen fields.

In regards to the MPTF: The Recording Trade’s Music Efficiency Belief Fund (MPTF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public service group whose mission is to assist admission-free, reside occasions carried out by skilled musicians all through america and Canada. Established greater than 70 years in the past, the MPTF is funded by music firms together with Sony Music, Common Music Group, and Warner Music Group. events might name (212) 391-3950 or go to

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SOURCE Music Efficiency Belief Fund