Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation awards grants to two Saint Paul Public Schools music programs
Harding Senior High School and Saint Paul Music Academy have been selected by The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation to receive donations of musical instruments this year.

Harding will receive $31,838 in musical instruments:

  • 10 flutes
  • 10 clarinets
  • 5 alto saxophones
  • 1 tenor saxophone
  • 1 bari saxophone
  • 4 trumpets
  • 1 trombone
  • 1 refurbished piccolo

Saint Paul Music Academy will receive $31,500 in musical instruments:

  • 15 1/2 violins
  • 15 1/4 violins
  • 15 1/8 violins

Saint Paul Public Schools and Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation are partners in the Foundation’s Commitment to Music partner program. Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation encourages SPPS music teachers who are eligible to apply for grants for instruments. The next grant cycle will open on March 3, 2014 and end on May 30, 2014. Please visit their website during that time to submit the pre-qualification form.