Music Through The Streets (MTTS) is a 501 (C) (3) organization that was established to encourage students to develop an interest in instrumental music. MTTS assists students in the Greater Cleveland community, specifically inner cities, with the development and utilization of their instrumental music talents while also providing post secondary

opportunities to participate in collegiate instrumental music programs. Moreover, the academic integrity of each student is assessed to be sure their scholastic success is maintained in correlation with their program participation.


To provide programming and support for inner city students interested in instrumental music and; to expand their skills and to link accessibility to instrumental music opportunities beyond high school.



" Music Through The Streets will work with inner city school districts to promote and encourage student participation in instrumental music programs; and

to introduce opportunities for collegiate advancement

in fine arts. "



8 of the last 15

Shaw High School Valedictorians

were members of Music Through the Streets program.


Since 2003,

at least 98% of students who were participants of the MTTS program through their senior year graduate high school and go to college or the United States military.