Music Blocks

Providing Access to Music Literacy to Underserved Children

Providing Access to Music Literacy to Underserved Children

Providing Access to Music Literacy to Underserved ChildrenProviding Access to Music Literacy to Underserved Children

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Volunteer Match


Want to find out more about volunteering for Music Blocks?  Barrington and surrounding area residents were invited to  visit us at the Barrington Library for Volunteer Match on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 pm! If you missed the opportunity, there will be another Volunteer Match Day sponsored by the Barrington Area Library scheduled in the fall.  We look forward to talking with you more!

End of Year Recitals & Celebrations


Our Year-End recitals were held on  Friday, May 11, 2018 at Sunny Hill Elementary.  Students performed for a room full of parents, friends and other family members.  On June 10, 2018, a few students participated in a Year-End recital at the Barrington Area Library, performing along with Elementary Students from other Barrington area schools.  Check out our photo gallery for pictures of our enthusiastic students! 

One Last Thing with Mary Anne Block


Click here to read Barrington's Country Magazine for a spotlight article on our founder and president Mary Anne Block.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Music Blocks Piano Lessons begin at Sunny Hill Elementary School.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 6:30-8:30pm

Come to our kick-off fundraiser!  Join us for a classical viola and piano concert at the Barrington White House to benefit Music Blocks.

  • 6:30pm Hors D'oeuvres, wine and beer
  • 7:15pm Welcome and Introduction to Music Blocks
  • 7:30pm Viola and Piano performance featuring Stephanie Block & Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

Thursday, September 14, 2017

2nd grade students (that attend Boys & Girls Club) and their parents at Sunny Hill Elementary School are invited to attend a 15-minute informational session at 5:00 or 6:00pm to learn more about the Music Blocks program.  Students will have an opportunity to explore and play the pianos during this time.