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School music program accepting applications, but deadline is approaching


Tipitina's Foundation is accepting applications for "Instruments A Comin'," a program which places new band and orchestra instruments in school music programs and after-school music programs. Applications are due April 15, 2016. 

School music teachers and nonprofits can apply here and applications are only accepted online. However, applicants are encouraged to contact the Foundation if there are any technical issues. Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the Foundation. Previous applicants must re-apply to receive new instruments. Award recipients will be announced in Summer 2016. 

Tipitina's Foundation supports Louisiana's irreplaceable music community and preserves the state's unique musical cultures. "Instruments A Comin'" is the flagship program of Tipitina's Foundation. To date, the program has contributed more than $3.1 million of musical instruments to over 100 music programs throughout the state of Louisiana. 

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