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Announcing the Winners of our Solo String Festival!

Key Changemakers: Our Festival Winners Highlighting excellence in our community This month’s Key Changemakers are the three winners of our Inaugural Solo String Festival! Each of them will receive a scholarship to the college of their choice and have a chance to perform live on Classical KING FM 98.1! Davie Ann Ross:…...

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Key Changemaker: David Couch

Key Changemaker of the Month: Highlighting Excellence in our Community   “Béla Bartók said of music, it ‘builds bridges, not walls.’ I really like that sentiment, and feel Key to Change is also about building connections in the community. I hope from my position as a teacher, a conductor, or…...

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Key To Change Solo String Festival

The Key to Change Solo String Festival: Creating Equal Opportunities for Young Musicians in South King County Over the past two years, Key to Change has woven itself into the musical fabric of South King County, making world-class music instruction available and financially accessible to underserved students all throughout our region.…...

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Key Changemaker: Alia Uffenorde

Key Changemaker of the Month: Highlighting Excellence in our Community “The violin is one of the hardest instruments in the world when you sit and think about it. If you can play the violin, you feel like you can really do anything.” – Alia Uffenorde, Key to Change Violin Student…...

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Quinton Morris and Friends in Recital

 You’re invited! Come enjoy an afternoon of classical music performed by Key to Change Executive Director and Founder Dr. Quinton Morris and talented guest musicians! He will be joined by cellist and Key to Change Board Vice President Keith Thomas, pianist and Key to Change accompanist Joseph Williams, and Seattle Symphony french horn player Danielle…...

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Key Changemaker: Shelia Holiman

Key Changemaker of the Month: Highlighting excellence in our community   “Playing violin gives me a peace of mind and lots of joy. I love when I can perform for family, friends, and for an audience. Through Key to Change, I have grown as a musician and bettered by skills as…...

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Building Community with Support from Capacity-Building Grants

  Key to Change is proud to announce that we have been awarded grants from the Tulalip Tribes Council, Renton Arts Commission, Renton Regional Community Foundation Reeder Family Fund, and the MMS Giving Foundation. This generous funding will be used toward growing our studio and expanding our outreach to provide…...

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Allied Arts Foundation Awards Two-Year Grant to Key to Change

Allied Arts Foundation Awards Two-Year Grant to Key to Change   January 22, 2019 Key to Change is thrilled to be the recipient of a two-year grant from the Allied Arts Foundation. This $4,000 grant will be used toward repairs and accessories for our Instrument Library of over 30 violins and…...

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Charlotte Martin Foundation Awards Capacity-Building Grant to Key to Change

Key to Change is honored to have been awarded a $10,000 capacity-building grant from the Charlotte Martin Foundation. This funding will be used toward scholarships for students in need, as well as a studio accompanist, sheet music, and instrument supplies. Based in Seattle, the Charlotte Martin Foundation works to create opportunities…...

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4Culture Awards Capacity-Building Grant to Key to Change

We are thrilled to announce that Community 4Culture has awarded Key to Change a $10,000 capacity-building grant. This funding will be used to expand our violin studio, serve more students, and grow our impact in our community. Community 4Culture works to address inequities in arts and cultural funding across King County’s…...

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