How a Mentor Can Make All the Difference

Preparing for young adulthood can be intimidating at times. Even though you may be surrounded by peers who are experiencing the same transition in their lives, it’s common to feel unsure of where you’re headed. Sometimes, having a mentor to help guide you can make all the difference.  People’s alum Jonathan Alday knows the impact … Continue reading How a Mentor Can Make All the Difference


Honoring Pioneering Black Musicians

This February, we honor and celebrate several Black musicians whose dedication to their craft has shaped the way we make and enjoy music of all sorts. Learn about five of these groundbreaking performers below.  Anthony McGill Clarinetist and Chicago native Anthony McGill became the first Black Principal player for the New York Philharmonic in 2014. … Continue reading Honoring Pioneering Black Musicians


Welcome Our New President, Francis Graffeo!

To The People’s Music School community, This new year, we are grateful. Grateful to have managed the past challenging year. Grateful that our students will be safely learning in-person again as soon as possible. And now, we are grateful to welcome our next President. Early in the fall, the People’s Board of Directors launched a … Continue reading Welcome Our New President, Francis Graffeo!