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    serving the local community

    We think it's important to give back locally. We strive to provide musical opportunities for those of all ages in underserved parts of Frederick and surrounding areas. Contact us with instructional requests, suggestions, or questions. We'd  love to hear from you!

    Capital music access

    Antonio Fato serves as President. He is a music teacher and working musician who is passionate about free access to music. Antonio@CapitalMusicAccess.org

    Austin Litz is a multi-instrumentalist music teacher with a degree in Music Technology.  He has ten years of teaching experience,  almost 20 years of performance experience, and also works as a producer and composer. Austin@CapitalMusicAccess.org

    Alyssa Kaercher serves as Secretary and Treasurer. She works as a labor and employment lawyer and is a beginner guitar player.  Alyssa@CapitalMusicAccess.org

    Meet our Board of Directors

    sharing a passion for music

    We want to hear everyone's song

     

    We are a newly-formed charitable organization incorporated in Maryland. We have 501(c)(3) tax exempt status with the IRS. As a new organization, we are working hard to make our vision a reality and to get our programs up and running.

     

     Our dream is for everyone to have the opportunity for musical learning. We want to hear everyone's song. We strive to facilitate that by providing instruments and instruction free or at reduced cost. We appreciate help in any form it comes in. Sponsor a student, an instructor, an instrument, or an event; donate an instrument, your time, or your craft; attend one of our events; borrow an instrument; or simply chat with us about our mission.

    Bradley Newman is a multi-instrumentalist and influencer in the local music community. Primarily a bass and ukulele player, he also boasts a background in trumpet playing as well forays into the acoustic and electric guitar.  Brad@CapitalMusicAccess.org

    If you're inspired by our mission, join us! Become a contributor in whatever way works for you. We understand that donations come in all sizes and forms and we're grateful for any support you can give us. Donate cash, instruments, graphic design, accounting expertise, website development, fundraising, musical instruction, photography, or simply help us get the word out that we're here! 

     

    Contact Donate@CapitalMusicAccess.org for instrument donations or for more information.

     

    Contact Volunteer@CapitalMusicAccess.org if you would like to volunteer.

     

    Donate to Capital Music Access via Venmo and PayPal, or support us on Patreon.

     

     

     

    Jonathan Rivera has worked as an educator for 8 years. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in STEM Leadership at the University of Maryland School of Education.

     

    Jonathan has over 15 years of experience as a musician/performer and actively pursues musical endeavors as a guitarist with members of the local music community under the moniker Looper or NVMBER13 (#13).

      Looper@CapitalMusicAccess.org

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    Musical Education

    Everyone learns differently. We seek to facilitate learning for every style: structured live lessons, prerecorded lessons, written lending materials. Contact us if you're eager to learn!

     

    Instructional video tutorial page coming soon!

    @CapitalMusicAccess

    Our dream is for everyone to have the opportunity for musical learning. We want to hear everyone's song. We strive to facilitate that by providing instruments and instruction free or at reduced cost. We appreciate help in any form it comes in. Sponsor a student, an instructor, an instrument, or an event; donate an instrument, your time, or your craft; attend one of our events; borrow an instrument; or simply chat with us about our mission.

    We want to hear everyone's song

     

    We are a newly-formed charitable organization incorporated in Maryland. Our application for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status is pending with the IRS. As a new organization, we are working hard to make our vision a reality and to get our programs up and running.

    THE MUSICIAN's library

    We aim to preserve and continue musical traditions by curating an instrument lending library. We seek all types of instruments to expand our collection. Contact us if you're curious about borrowing or donating an instrument, or if you're interested in partnering with us to repair or restore our pieces.