About the Fund

The Norwin Play It Forward Fund provides financial assistance for students in grades 4-12 in the Norwin School District's Instrumental Music Programs to afford private music lessons and summer music camp experiences.

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Why Private Lessons?

Recent research on brain function shows that participation in a music program, as well as playing a musical instrument, increases learing capacity!

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The Positive Aspects of Music Education

Recently found articles that show why music education is a necessity in preparing today's students for their future.

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The Benefits of Marching Band

Think Marching Band is just an activity? Think again. Actually, band helps you think.

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The 10th anniversary Wind-Up/Wine-Down & Music On Tap at The Kitchen by Vangura was a huge success! Over 200 people enjoyed the event, food from our partner establishments, wine tasting from Greenhouse Winery and beer tasting from Quinn Brewing and New Crescent Brewing Companies!

Proceeds from the event fund private music lesson subsidies for students in grades 4-12 in the Norwin Area School District's instrumental music programs and special music camp and event grants. Thank you for your continued support!

Subscriptions have been disabled as the Norwin Play It Forward Fund’s Web site transitions to a new design

Thank you to all those who have made contributions to the fund in the past few months during this unsettling time.  In particular, please accept our thanks for those contributions made in memory of Philip Pietrusza III, Bruce “Bud” Weissert, and Thomas McGill!  Your generosity is simply overwhelming!

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