Student Violinist Wins Award & Performance

Eden Pawlos wins concerto competition and will make debut with University of Washington Campus Philharmonia Yesterday, Eden Pawlos, a student violinist at Key to Change won the annual Key to Change concerto competition, winning first place. As a result of winning, Eden will make her debut as a guest soloist with the University of Washington’s […]

Student performs with Northwest Symphony Orchestra

Eden returns as a soloist with the NW Symphony Orchestra. Renton, WA – Eden Pawlos, a current violin student at Key to Change will return to perform Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 16th at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien, WA. Eden is a junior at […]

Key to Change presents 5th annual Solo String Festival

solo string festival

Renton, WA. Key to Change presents its 5th annual Solo String Festival for middle and high school violin and viola students who live and attend school in South King County.  Students will perform and compete for prizes and participate in masterclasses and group classes with guest artist instructors. Additionally, students will receive lunch, have an […]

Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange to receive Key to Change’s Community Achievement Award

Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange Key to Change announces that Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, Chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma, will receive its prestigious Community Service Award. This award recognizes Dr. Lange’s commitment and tireless advocacy for causes that align with Key to Change’s mission and improve our community. In her role as the Chancellor […]

Key to Change Wins Grant to Expand Teaching Staff

Key to Change is the recipient of a capacity-building grant, which will be used to fund a national search and hire a music instructor Last Saturday at our Student Holiday Concert, Key to Change announced that Pitch Your Peers (PYP), Seattle awarded the organization with a grant of $119,175, which will be used to conduct […]

Key to Change featured on Eric’s Heroes on KOMO 4 TV!


Key to Change’s students and executive director and founder, Dr. Quinton Morris, was interviewed for Eric’s Heroes. The show profiles people who are making a difference in the Seattle area, but the show also has a national and international reach. Dr. Morris was honored to share the story of Key to Change and how world-class […]

Students dazzle and shine with the Seattle Symphony

students dazzle seattle symphony

Last Tuesday, our students took center stage and delivered outstanding solo performances with the Seattle Symphony—an achievement akin to a student-athlete stepping on the field with the Mariners or Seahawks. Our students performed solos with the symphony orchestra, a Pre-Concert Recital, and with orchestra members in an epic performance at the conclusion of the event. […]

Empowering underserved youth through world-class music instruction.

Donate Now! Empowering underserved youth through world-class music instruction.   60% of our money is spent on students. We help kids build bright futures. Musically Students become confident, skillful, and expressive artists. Academically Students learn discipline, preparation, leadership, and self-awareness. Socially + Emotionally Lessons offer students a place to belong and foster community and meaningful […]

Our students Avi, Eden, and Madison performed for First Lady Dr. Jill Biden last week

Last Friday, three of our exceptional violin students had the honor to meet and perform for Dr. Jill Biden, the first lady of the United States! A true champion of education and an accomplished teacher herself, Dr. Biden’s presence was an inspiration to all. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our students and their families. […]

Two Transformative Events Key To Change + Seattle Symphony & Unmute The Voices:


Seattle Symphony & Unmute The Voices: Students debut on stage and on the radio. They’re doing BETTER. THAN. EVER   This October, three of our exceptional Key to Change students will participate in two major transformative musical events as violin soloists. We invite you to experience their performances and to invest in the excellence living […]