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It's a Party! Rhythm & Blues Workshop w/ Recognition Ceremony!

Apr 28, 2017

It's A Pa rt y! Rhythm & Blues Workshop with Recognition Ceremony  Celebrating United by Music's Fifth Performance Season in North America Musicians & Authors ,  Mark Powers and Nick Baker Lead us in a very special afternoon of ...

United by Music Receives ISing Grant! Concerts May 5, 6, & 7!

Apr 27, 2017

United By Music North America  is honored to have been selected by  ISing Choir  to be the recipient of their 2017 community grant! EVERYONE is invited to attend these THREE ISing CONCERTS, the proceeds of which benefit the talented and brave artists  an...

NEWS! United by Music North America has been selected!

Mar 3, 2017

NEWS!     United by Music North America has been selected!  Through a formal application, review and interview process, United by Music North America is honored to have been chosen by the ISing Choir Beneficiary Committee  (Beaverton, OR) to be their 2017 recipient of funding ...

Memphis here we come!

Jan 28, 2017

Only four days to LIFT OFF!  Our United by Music North America band and entourage has grown to 35 people representing communities from Oregon, Washington, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi!  For those attending the International Blues Challenge activ...

Press Release: The National Blues Museum to Host United by Music North America Band with Special Guest Christone “Kingfish” Ingram!

Nov 26, 2016

We're headed for St. Louis! Three performances this week! Two during the annual convention for TASH and one in the LUMIERETHEATER at the National Blues Museum! The TASH Conference shows are for those registered at the conference, but the one on December 1st is FREE and OPEN to the...



United by Music North America is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to further the scope of our parent company in Europe, United by Music, by providing programs of study and performance in blues, swing and jazz music for muscially talented people with intellectual disabilities here in North America. We aim to improve the quality of life for our members, and challenge public attitudes about people with an intellectual disability, showing that we are more alike than we are different through the exceptional talents of our members.

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