Awarded Schools

The 2022/2023 school year is off to a fantastic start!
MHOF has donated 883 instruments and 425 accessories to 51 schools across the country and we are just getting started.

  • Elba High School, Elba AL
  • McKee Middle School, Montgomery AL
  • Cloverdale Middle School, Little Rock AR
  • Horace Mann Magnet Middle School, Little Rock AR
  • Mammoth Spring High School, Mammoth Spring AR
  • Clarendon Elementary School, Phoenix AZ
  • Isaac Middle School, Phoenix AZ
  • Magnolia High School, Anaheim CA
  • George K. Porter Middle School, Granada Hills CA
  • Imperial Middle School, La Habra CA
  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy, Los Angeles CA
  • El Sereno Middle School, Los Angeles CA
  • Lincoln High School, Los Angeles CA
  • Sepulveda Middle School, North Hills CA
  • David G. Millen Law & Government Magnet Academy, Palmdale CA
  • Knox Middle School, San Diego CA
  • Sylmar Charter High School, Sylmar CA
  • John A. Sutter Middle School, Van Nuys CA
  • Robert Fulton College Preparatory School, Van Nuys CA
  • Slade Middle School, New Britain CT
  • Anacostia High School, Washington DC
  • Eastern High School, Washington DC
  • River Terrace Education Campus, Washington DC
  • School Without Walls High School, Washington DC
  • Frederick Douglass High School, Atlanta GA
  • Jean Childs Young Middle School, Atlanta GA
  • Jovita Idar Elementary
  • Caverna Middle School, Horse Cave KY
  • Paintsville Independent Schools, Paintsville KY
  • Phelps High School, Phelps KY
  • Valley Elementary School, Pikeville KY
  • Magoffin High School, Salyersville KY
  • Science Hill Independent School, Science Hill KY
  • North Iberville High School, Rosedale LA
  • Huntington High School, Shreveport LA
  • Turner Elementary Middle School, Shreveport LA
  • Camden-Frontier Schools, Camden MA
  • Martin G. Atkins School, Saginaw MI
  • Rocky Mount Middle School, Rocky Mount NC
  • Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary School, Rose Hill NC
  • Greene Central High School, Snow Hill NC
  • Greene County Middle School, Snow Hill NC
  • Gordon-Rushville Middle School, Rushville NE
  • PS/IS 226, Brooklyn NY
  • P721Q John F. Kennedy Jr. School, Elmhurst NY
  • Hemstead High School, Hempstead NY
  • Spaulding Middle School, Lamar, SC
  • Floydada Collegiate Junior/High School, Floydada TX
  • John H. Wood Jr., Middle School, San Antonio TX
  • Northampton Middle & High School, Eastville VA
  • Morris E. Ford Middle School, Tacoma WA

In the 2021/2022 school year, 1,229 instruments were donated to 40 schools across the nation.

  • Samuel Gompers Middle School, Los Angeles CA
  • Bessie Carmichael Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Claire Lilienthal Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Clarendon Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Cleveland Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Dolores Huerta Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Dr. Charles R. Drew College Preparatory Academy, San Francisco CA
  • El Dorado Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Hillcrest Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • John Muir Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Jose Ortega Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • McKinley Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Mission Education Center Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Paul Revere Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Spring Valley Science Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Sunnyside Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Sutro Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Visitacion Valley Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • West Portal Elementary School, San Francisco CA
  • Wilmington Middle School STEAM Magnet, Wilmington CA
  • Ida B. Wells Middle School, Washington DC
  • Randle Highlands Elementary School, Washington DC
  • Dillard High School, Ft. Lauderdale FL
  • Beecher Hills Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Boyd Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Cascade Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Dobbs Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Kimberly Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Miles Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Peyton Forest Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • West Manor Elementary School, Atlanta GA
  • Murphey Candler Elementary School, Lithonia GA
  • Stephenson Middle School, Stone Mountain GA
  • Joseph E. Gary Elementary School, Chicago IL
  • Mary Miller Junior High School, Georgetown IL
  • L.H. Marrero Middle School, Marrero GA*
  • Charles Sumner Elementary School, Boston MA
  • David A. Ellis Elementary School, Boston MA
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, Charlotte NC

* Funded by Music Rising

“We will be able to place instruments in the hands of students that wouldn’t be able to have one otherwise. Many of our families barely make ends meet. This is an investment in our students, families, community, and our future.”

Wanda Ruffins, Principal, Cloverdale Middle School, Little Rock AR

“WOW! This is AMAZING! I cannot thank you all enough! You have truly blessed my students and future students for generations to come with this donation! I am thrilled and grateful beyond measure!!!!!!”

Brittany LaBelle, Music and Band Teacher, Science Hill Independent School


Music teacher Ms. Yvonne Stewart shared that her students love coming to band and performing. MHOF donated 50 instruments to Ida B. Wells Middle School in Washington, D.C.

“Through the work and donation from Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation you are helping us to rebuild, protect, preserve and perpetuate the local music and musical culture. Your contribution will help to ensure that the music not only stays alive but moves forward and gets passed on to the next generation.

Jeremy Williams, Band Director, Marrero Middle School, Marrero LA


All smiles in the Kimberly Elementary School band in Atlanta GA. MHOF donated 66 instruments for their music programs.


America’s Got Talent host Terry Crews surprised students at Samuel Gompers Middle School in Los Angeles with new instruments – enough to start a new string program at the school. Watch the heart warming reveal.