By:  Jeffrey Stauffer, Director – 443-676-9691,

Below is a link to an interesting article, originally published by “The Atlantic CityLab”, discussing a study that shows putting programs in place for children such as music and other extracurricular activities helps steer kids away from poverty and towards a more positive path in life. It is, in essence, why The Elville Center for the Creative Arts does what it does – to make a musical difference in the life of a child and to give the gift of music to children that can’t afford it on their own. Music and the arts make a difference in children’s lives and taking these activities away from those that need and want them is part of a recipe for failure.

Click on the link below for the full article, and “Make a Musical Difference in the Life of a Child Today!”