MeMA In The News


MeMA-Music Expands to Chicago's South and West Sides

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Music, Art Link Past To Future For Students

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FOX TV News Stories

 -Fox 32 TV Anchor Sylvia Perez Interviews MeMA-Music Founder, Jeanne Warsaw-Gazga  Click here for video
-Fox 32 – A one-time record promoter for musicians including Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Isaac Hayes and The Rolling Stones is giving back. She is helping eighth graders in Englewood learn important lessons from the soundtracks of a generation.  Click here for video
-Fox TV-Good Day Chicago Host, Darlene Hill Interviews MeMA-Music Founder, Jeanne Warsaw-Gazga Click here for video
-Music Program Inspired By Protest Songs Expands To South Side:  For the first time, Warsaw-Gazga’s social justice-based arts curriculum called Motivate and Encourage Music Appreciation — better known as MeMA — is at a South Side school.  Eighth-graders at Langford Academy in Englewood are participating in the program that helps brings people together through the power of music and its lyrics.  More
-Program Inspired By Protest Songs Helps Propel Next Generation Of Activists: Working as a record promoter with some of the world’s biggest acts for 25 years — the Rolling Stones, Janet Jackson and more — Jeanne Warsaw saw firsthand how revolutionary music brought people together during difficult times.  More
New Program Combines Music, Social Lessons for CPS Students: Justin Bieber is not likely the person you’d expect to be the focus of a social studies or history lesson. But the pop singer and his antics are charging a very serious discussion for 8th graders at Stone Academy in West Rogers Park.  It’s   part of the new MEMA music program wrapping up its second year at the school. Click Here for Video

The Interiors of Man -An equal-gender Arts & Culture blog created by Yvonne Grays Nathane

“This cultural deficit makes another argument for music in the schools and has inspired me to invite Jeanne Warsaw-Gazga, Founder of the non-profit mission MeMA (Motivate and Encourage Music Appreciation), as lead guest for my 2017 Female Interview Series on Interiors.”  Read Article Here
MeMA In The News April 1, 2017


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