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Community MusicWorks depends on the support of our friends who share our belief in the power of music and musicians to transform a community. Please consider becoming a member of the Community MusicWorks family by getting involved in any of the following ways:

  • Participate in our after-school programs. You must be between 6-18 and a resident of one of the seven Providence neighborhoods that we serve.

    Click here to download and print a waiting list form.

  • Attend a Musical Workshop, Performance Party, Youth Salon, Fellowship Seminar, or Community MusicWorks Players performance.
  • Contribute cash or stock in support of our education and artistic programs.

    It is now possible to contribute to an endowed Community MusicWorks Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. Please contact Julia Emlen, CMW’s Director of Development, or Pam Tesler Howitt at the Rhode Island Foundation for more information.

    Click here to make a secure online donation using a credit card.
  • Sponsor a Performance Party, Youth Salon, Musical Workshop, Concert Trip, free community concert, or Phase II group activity.

  • Purchase a Community MusicWorks birthday calendar, Providence String Quartet recording, or advertisement in our season program book. (Distribution: 2,500)  
  • Donate stringed instruments, bows, instrument cases, music stands, and accessories for use by our students, or office supplies for use by our program and administrative staff.

    Wish List

    Stools for cello students
    Portable speakers
    Cello storage rack with wheels
    Powerful paper shredder
    ³pipe and drape² for creating portable concert stage
    rack with wheels for transporting music stands


  • Volunteer in our Westminster Street office, at a Community Performance Party or special event, or as a Musical Mentor.

    Musical Mentors

    Publicity Support

    Click here to learn more.


Corporate & Institutional Supporters

Through their generous contributions, the institutions and organizations listed below have distinguished themselves by providing vital support for the programs that serve to enrich and transform our community.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Billy Andrade-Brad Faxon Charities for Children
The Champlin Foundations
D'Addario Music Foundation
Heritage Flag
Jephry Floral Studio            
Johnson String Instrument Company
June Rockwell Levy Foundation
Nancy Carolyn Greene Endowment Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Partnership Foundation
City of Providence's Community Development Block Grant Program
Providence Shelter for Colored Children
The Rhode Island Foundation
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Stranahan Foundation
Surdna Foundation
West End Community Center
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