Sony Music Group has launched Beyond The Instrument, an annual program to advance educational resources and promote career development within the music industry.
Noah Cyrus is the inaugural program ambassador and will kick off an educational workshop series with a virtual discussion with students at Antioch High School in Nashville. The four-week series of music industry education workshops is part of a partnership between Sony and Music Forward.
Sony’s Beyond The Instrument program will also fund the Save The Music J Dilla Music Technology Grant, offering a comprehensive package of musical instruments, sound engineering equipment, and technology software which will be delivered to the school in time for the 2021-22 school year.
Cyrus said, “Music has always been such a huge part of my life and I was extremely fortunate to grow up in a family where I was constantly surrounded by music; I really experienced the benefits firsthand of learning and creating music at a very young age, providing me an emotional outlet and passion that I am still beyond thankful for everyday. This is why I am so honored and excited to be the inaugural program ambassador of Beyond The Instrument, and for the chance to give back to Nashville, a city that’s very near and dear to my heart.”