Jill Horner from Comcast Newsmakers, had the opportunity to speak with Denise Kinney, our Executive Director, at the end of May. They spoke about transforming lives through music and the important work Musicopia does to help students receive the gift of music. Watch now!
In January, Strings for Schools (now Musicopia) co-founder, Hazel Mickley passed away at the age of 93. Hazel was a graduate of Julliard and the first violinist of the quartet of co-founding members that included Welthie Fitzgerald (mother of current Executive Director, Denise Kinney), Barbara Murray, and Gael Abbasi. “Hazel was a wonderful person,” recalled […]
All of us at Musicopia want to express our deep sadness at the death of John Blake. Jr. John passed away Friday, August 15th from complications of multiple myeloma. John was a gifted violinist as well as a composer, arranger, producer, author, and teacher. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he also was an extraordinary friend […]