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We primarily use the vehicle of Workshops & Clinics, After-school Programs, and Summer Camps to share the gift of music with our children and youth in the following ways...

Our Mission

Songwriting & Music Production

is designed for any and everyone with any level of interest or experience in music to HAVE FUN creating ORIGINAL Hip-Hop, Pop, and R&B compositions while learning music production basics. Participants interface with state-of-the-art technology using Mac Computers, Logic Pro X DAW software, and midi controllers as they create. 

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African Drumming

participants learn about the roots and history of the Djembe drum, the vocal language and hand techniques to produce the core drum articulations. In the end, children and youth develop the fundamental coordination to support their performance while sharing their collective vibration with the community.

Our Mission


Piano classes are designed to teach children and youth the fundamentals of melody and harmony, basic scale and chord theory, while learning to play popular music that they enjoy. Basic aspects of ear training and sound exploration are included as well.

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Steel Pan

Steelpan classes are designed to teach children and youth the fundamentals of rhythm and harmony. This combination allows participants to develop hand-eye coordination fused with ear training. This exploration of harmony in a percussion framework is applied to performing popular music to create an authentic Caribbean vibe.

Our Mission

The Drumset

Acoustic drumset classes are designed to teach children and youth the fundamentals of rhythm while emphasizing dynamics and song structure. Participants learn basic sticking techniques, coordination and limb independence, basic fills, and classic rhythms in multiple tempos while playing along with popular music.



introduces participants to the creative process of exploring their voice in a fun filled manner amongst their peers. Participants learn the basics of posture to support proper breathing, ear-training exercises to help with pitch recognition and learning how to blend with voices around them. In the end, our children sing harmonic parts while performing cool songs.

Our Mission

Acoustic Guitar

designed to engage children and youth in strumming their first song. Participants have fun learning the fundamentals of holding the instrument, the basic numbering systems for the guitar, StrummingBasic Chord Shapes, and Changing Chords Smoothly. 


Quick Facts

  • BTNF Workshops & Clinics are usually 1 to 3 days ranging from 2 to 6 hours and usually serve 10 to 20 participants including children, youth, and young adults.

  • BTNF After-school Programs last 3 to 6 months, 2 to 4 days per week, lasting 1 hour serving 20 to 40 school-aged children and youth.

  • BTNF Summer Camps usually last 4 to 8 weeks, 5 days per week, 8 hours per day, serving 20 to 40 rising 2nd through 7th grade students.

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