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Boyer: Building Better Communities

The Boyer College is making a difference in the community through music and dance with these programs and initiatives:

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Above: Tyler School of Art students were face painters at the 2011 Halloween Spooktacular free family concert, featuring the Temple University Symphony Orchestra

Temple Music Prep's Community Music Scholars Program and Philadelphia String Project

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Arts & Quality of Life Research Center

Music Therapy Club: students volunteer to work with seniors and special needs communities

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity sponsors an instrument drive to benefit students at Temple's public partnership schools. If you have an old instrument, and would like to donate it, contact David Brown (

200+ free public concerts each year

Free annual holiday program at Temple Performing Arts Center

Subsidized tickets to Kimmel Center and Lincoln Center concerts

Free transportation to Lincoln Center concert for students and families

Essentially Ellington High School jazz competition. Held annually at Temple and hosted by Boyer's Department of Jazz Studies

NAfME-sponsored arts camp

Annual High School Choral Festival

Student exchange program with Hanoi and Amsterdam Conservatories

Student volunteer, dedicating their time to numerous causes, from Katrina rescue efforts to Susan. G. Komen Race for the Cure