Eddie Van Halen’s Son Donates $100,000 to Kickstart Charity that Funds School Instrument Purchases

Through a charity supported by his father, Wolfgang Van Halen has donated $100,000 to launch a special program to support public schools to acquire instruments for their music programs. For decades, budgetary debate has remained heated about the importance, or the lack, of music programs in public schools, and Mr. Van Halen is stepping in … Read more

“Music education is a huge contributor to a student’s success in school and life”: Wolfgang Van Halen donates $100,000 to schools in need of musical instruments

The donation helps kickstart Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation’s Adopt a School program, which connects schools with donors interested in supporting music education Wolfgang Van Halen has supported the launch of a new charity program with a $100,000 donation to schools that require musical instruments, helping inspire a new generation of musicians.  The donation, made by … Read more

Wolfgang Van Halen donates $100,000 to schools in need of musical instruments

Clearly having taken on some of the same altruistic virtues of his father Eddie Van Halen, Wolfgang Van Halen has just donated $100,000 to 100 schools in need of musical instruments. The donation, in partnership with Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF), is in aid of the Adopt a School programme which is hoped to inspire … Read more


Wolfgang Van Halen and the Van Halen family have made a $100,000 donation to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to benefit music programs in schools. The financial contribution kickstarts the nonprofit’s “Adopt a School” campaign, reports Spencer Kaufman of Consequence Heavy. The donation will be spread amongst 100 schools across the country, with each school receiving $1,000 toward its music program. … Read more