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Harmony Project Tulsa is a music-based, after-school program that serves local at-risk children (pre-k through 12th grade) attending Tulsa Public Schools.


To promote growth and development of children and healthier communities through the study, practice, and performance of music.


Every child enrolled in HPT receives an instrument, high quality instruction, a snack, and academic tutoring at no cost.

  • PRESTO Feature: Harmony Project Tulsa

    From two brothers starting cello together, a teaching artist with a Harmony Project journey, and five years in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this week’s blog features PRESTO Cohort Member, Harmony Project Tulsa, with stories from Executive Director, Kathy Rad. Read more here. 

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  • J.W. Pepper Blog: How Music Education Benefits the Brain

    “We have conducted numerous studies with children and teens to see how music education affects their auditory processing skills and, in turn, their academic performance. One group of kids we studied extensively were students taking part in a program called the Harmony Project in southern California. This program was started by Dr. Margaret Martin in […]

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  • Music Program Success

    An after school program is introducing young children to the world of music. The children receive violins and other string instruments and instruction on how to take care of them and learn how to play. “Harmony Project Tulsa” is now in its fifth year. This story aired on the ONR on OETA-The Oklahoma Network. For […]

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  • As schools cut arts, Harmony Project brings music education to at-risk Tulsa children

    John Klein with the Tulsa World highlight’s Harmony Project’s impact and recent PRESTO grant award.  

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  • El Sistema USA Invests $1 Million in Music Education Programming

    El Sistema USA, a national membership association dedicated to supporting programs to effect social change through music, launched a 3-year, $1 million-dollar investment into 13 organizations in 11 states across the country to bring free music education to underserved youth.

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“It is a wonderful program and something we cherish a lot. It has helped them mature, and have better behavior and act as mini-adults because they are so confident of themselves. Even if they don’t become performers, it has set rules and structure for them.”

Proud parent of two HPT students
PRESTO (Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations) In July of 2018, El Sistema USA (ESUSA) identified 13 exemplary organizations nationwide to support through the Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations (PRESTO). As a member of PRESTO, ESUSA provides Harmony Project Tulsa with funding, networking and mentorship opportunities, and training for senior leadership over a three-year period.  Learn more about Harmony Project Tulsa’s involvement with PRESTO and El Sistema USA by clicking here:  El Sistema USA El Sistema USA (ESUSA) provides connections to knowledge and innovation, advocacy, and leadership development for program directors, teaching artists, students, and volunteers. Members collaborate to share resources, values, aspirations, and advocacy efforts. ESUSA serves three major purposes: strengthening existing nucléos through capacity development and research, encouraging the formation of new nucléos through providing resources, connections and training, and building awareness of El Sistema at large throughout the United States. Learn more about El Sistema USA here:

Harmony Project Tulsa, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN 47-4235862

Contact Executive Director, Kathy Rad:
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 918-688-1405

Harmony Project Tulsa
406 South Boulder Ave, Ste. 660
Tulsa, OK 74103

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