Charles gets a professional trumpet from Band of Angels

Charles loves playing trumpet and has hopes of becoming a professional musician. Already an incredibly talented trumpet player in 8th grade, he’s been stuck playing an old beginner horn that doesn’t match his skill level. With a new professional level trumpet from Band of Angels, this hard working music student can play his best! Charles […]

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Band of Angels brings Beyoncé’s Saxophonist to KC Schools

Over 500 music students got to meet, learn from and even play with the pros! Saxophonist Kat Rodriguez and Percussionist Shirazette Tinnin have toured with artists like Beyoncé, Jay Z, Allen Harris and the Dixie Chicks. Band of Angels brought these women to schools all around the Kansas City Area to talk about what it’s […]

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This year’s Heart Strings Gala was our most successful ever!

In a single night, we raised $80,000! Every year, we are overwhelmed by the generosity and support we see at the Heart Strings Gala, and every year never fails to be bigger and better than the last! Because of the generosity in your hearts: Even more students can join their school’s band or orchestra. We […]

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Band of Angels gives an all new drum line to the Marching Cobras

The entire Marching Cobras paraded through downtown KC streets to Crown Center to meet with parents, teachers and supporters for a special celebration. The Marching Cobras have been a mainstay of Kansas City parades for 50 years, and to celebrate this inner-city drum line’s achievements, Band of Angels surprised the group with all new equipment!  […]

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Wear Your Wings

GIVE A GIFT, GET A GIFT. Band of Angels is Giving Back. The generosity of our supporters fuels our mission at Band of Angels. As our thanks to you, any donation over $50 now comes with our latest tee! This gesture of our appreciation is a soft, unisex, 100% cotton T-shirt that comes in any […]

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Band of Angels Student Ahmarie Impresses Saxophonist for Billy Joel

“I want to show why it was given to me.” Says Band of Angels Recipient Ahmarie High School Student Ahmarie was so thankful to finally have a saxophone of her own from Band of Angels! She’s been showing her thanks by playing beautifully and practicing hard. We invited Mark Rivera, the longtime saxophonist for Billy […]

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Platte County HS Students Get to Jam with a Pro

Band of Angels Brings Billy Joel’s Saxophonist to Students at Platte County High School   Mark Rivera, the longtime saxophonist for Billy Joel, went to visit Platte City High School’s Jazz Band. There he jammed with the students, offered his personal words of wisdom, and met a talented budding trumpeter, Josh. “Getting to play [with […]

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Band of Angels Donates 20 Violins for Music Education

Partnering with String Sprouts KC String Sprouts KC is an early music education program that provides free music lessons and programs to underprivileged children in the Kansas City area. Band of Angels was delighted to provide 20 violins for String Sprouts KC. These adorable tykes are getting a head start in their education and a […]

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Band of Angels Surprises Ahmarie with a Saxophone

Ahmarie has always loved to play and perform music, but has always had to borrow her school’s instruments. Band of Angels decided to present this hardworking high schooler with her very own saxophone. Ahmarie will now be able to play her best, whenever and however she likes, now that she has a saxophone of her […]

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