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Here’s How to Stick With Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions are awesome when you stick to them. We're currently in the second week of 2017 and some have already tossed their resolutions to the side, while others are going strong and staying committed to their goals. We know that the word "resolution" is often frowned upon when it comes to setting New Year's goals, but perhaps this year's resolutions can turn into a lifestyle change. Making that small first step towards achieving your 2017 resolutions or aspirations, may change your life when you see them through! If you're the type of person who sets goals for yourself and lose sight at some point throughout the year, here are a few ...

Epitome of Soul, Inc. Brings the Community Together Around the Arts with Grammy Award-winning Artist Cory Henry

Epitome of Soul, Inc. Brings the Community Together Around the Arts with Grammy Award-winning Artist Cory Henry WAYNE, NEW JERSEY August 30, 2016, “Music has the power to bring people together like no other art form,” and we found this statement to be true on August 19, 2016 at non-profit organization, Epitome of Soul’s “Keys and Chords Benefit Concert.” The event, which took place at the Wayne YMCA’s Rosen Performing Arts Center in New Jersey, featured the Epitome of Soul Band, student Christina Gales-Brooks, and two-time Grammy award-winning musician Cory Henry. “We love having the opportunity to engage with the community ...

What Composes The ‘Epitome’ Of Great Non-Profit Performing Arts Education?

Here at Epitome of Soul, we are all about helping everyone with gaining an understanding of exactly what our organization actually does. As a nonprofit arts organization, we form working partnerships with community organizations for the purpose of encouraging, empowering and equipping students from elementary school to high school with their pursuit of cultural growth and academic excellence through the arts.Through our many non-profit arts education programs, we are cultivating amazing youth leaders from all areas of society via art advocacy and our non-profit performing arts programs. Those programs include, but are not limited to:- Mentorship- ...

Our programs for the non-profit performing arts can be used to help a student to modify his or her perception of academic performance. The process for learning the lines for a play or for learning to play a musical instrument does not include the emotional stress that is caused when students must take an examination in a class. The students can make decisions about the practice sessions. If the schedule for the practice sessions is flexible, then the students can concentrate on learning the new skills. The focus of the training is on the learning process and not on the quality of the performance. Check out our latest articles: Six Ways How ...

How Your Passion for Music Can Be Passed On to the Future

You've loved music your entire life. From the time you were a child, one of the greatest pleasures in life was playing an instrument or maybe even more than one instrument. Maybe your passion is singing and you spent time in a choir at school or in a house of worship. Maybe you sang and played an instrument throughout your life and can't imagine a life without music.Because music has given you such joy in your life, the current arts funding situation in many schools saddens you. How can you you pass on your passion for music to the younger generation if youths never learn how to play an instrument or sing? The answer is to become a volunteer with ...

The #1 Way You Can Ensure Teens Don’t Miss Out on the Arts

  Teens, especially those in underserved urban communities, struggle every day to find ways to express their artistic notions and personal creations. There is a strong link between the non-existence of structured arts programs, and increased rates of teen depression, scholastic failure, and even suicide. Basically, teens with artistic talent must have a way to use that talent in a meaningful way, while learning valuable skills. Non-profit arts organization involvement can reverse these trends. With the exception of highly-funded private institutions, the vast majority of middle and high schools throughout the country are lacking in arts ...

Six Ways How Playing Music Improves Quality of Life

Music is present in every society, including native or aboriginal cultures that use drums or chanting for musical expression. The reason for its presence is that life without music is virtually impossible. That's one of the reasons why the nonprofit arts organization Epitome of the Soul, Inc., promotes and encourages elementary and high school students to strive for academic excellence through the performing arts. Continuing non-profit arts education is important because of the benefits that music has on our lives from childhood all the way to one's senior years. Here are six ways that playing music makes your quality of life better. Musicians ...