Young Person's Guide to Local Music
Young Person's Guide to Local Music [YPGLM] has a simple mission – make music accessible to underprivileged children. Less than half of Jefferson County elementary schools have music teachers. Research shows that studying music improves academic performance but tens of thousands of students do not have a music education. Our program showcases contemporary genres including jazz, rock, and hip hop. These genres are used to teach music curriculum through storytelling, song, dance, and instruments. YPGLM was created by Jecorey "1200" Arthur, produced by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and 1200LLC®, and utilizes Jefferson County Public Schools general music curriculum as a framework for instruction.At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:
You can celebrate YPGLM with our all-Louisville playlist on Spotify - follow and listen now!
If you're interested in adding to the playlist please send us your Spotify links. All submissions must be family-friendly and by Louisville musicians.