Music to Life celebrates 5 years as an official nonprofit!

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Accelerator Workshop Video!

November 2022: Tulsa’s first Musician Changemaker Accelerator (MCA) Workshop: a full-day incubator for musicians across generations and genres with ideas for building positive, music-driven community programs.  Training involved connections with local community advocates and industry changemakers, free passes for learning and networking at the Tulsa MusicCities Convention and ongoing technical assistance from Music to Life and Tulsa’s local SCORE chapter. Special thanks to our partners, Red Dirt Relief Fund, the Arvest Foundation, and ahha Tulsa.

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Boise Musician Changemaker Accelerator
Boise Musician Changemaker Accelerator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WILDER, VT, January 9, 2023—National nonprofit Music to Life has identified its 2023 Artist Cohort for the Music Changemaker Accelerator Academy (MCA), set to launch in early February 2023.
Brave Troubadours, June 2023
Brave Troubadours: June 7, 2023
Boise: Making Music, Making Change DATE: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 TIME: 5pm PT / 6pm MT / 7pm CT / 8pm ET WATCH: Event will be LIVE streamed on Facebook and YouTube. Help us spread the...
Music to Life - 5 Years Strong
We are celebrating 5 years since becoming an official nonprofit!
As you may know, Music to Life’s history spans a few decades. Prior to 2018, co-founders Liz Stookey Sunde and Noel Paul Stookey worked with a diverse network of artists and volunteers fr...

Top 70 Songs For LGBTQIA+ Rights

Tune into Social Change

Curious about the songs behind democracy and voting, mental health, disability rights or police misconduct? Check out our YouTube playlists.

Driving to work, getting a coffee, lifting some weights - life needs a soundtrack. Our 25 social justice playlists are specially curated for all of the issues you’re passionate about and updated regularly with songs that will inspire you, from artists that inspire us.