Accomplishments

The BRD House, through its initiatives and outreach efforts, has accomplished the following:

  • Formed and helped develop over 20 ensemble groups; 
  • Provided performance opportunities for over 30 different groups; 
  • Provided Music Instrument Appreciation classes for 9 different schools, churches, public institutions and community organizations;
  • Held a significant number and variety of program fundraisers;
  • Helped youth perform and compete in several community events such as the Mayor’s Talent Show and Urban Nights; 
  • Bought over 70 instruments and various accessories for youths to utilize within the programs;
  • Provided music and history educational field trips; and
  • Provided or assisted in after- and in-school programs with the Dayton Public Schools, the Catholic Collaboration Schools, the Dayton Public Library, the Police Athletic League, and the Salvation Army (Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center).