School Partnerships

NEMPAC brings arts and music education to places where, sadly, education it is disappearing. Whenever budget cuts loom over public programs we have found ourselves catching programs that otherwise fall through through the cracks. These are opportunities that wish were not so readily available.

We know music and arts education is essential to growing minds, linked closely to better grades, associated closely with the understanding of language comprehension and the overall confidence of children. We continue to seek partners for our mission of bringing a meeting of world class quality instruction and those who need it most.

If you wish to partner with NEMPAC, please contact us at


Eliot K-8 Innovation School

NEMPAC and the Eliot School began their partnership in 2010.  Currently NEMPAC provides in-school music education classes to grades K through Grade 2, and a variety of after-school programs either on site or nearby including Kids Music Theater, Yoga, and private music instruction. Our wonderful instructor, Stefano Marchese also teaches Grades 3 and 4 through their E-Cycle schedule through out the year. The Eliot school supports NEMPAC’s after-school programs and students are often picked up from school from instructors and escorted to special arts programming. The upper school program is solely funded by EdVestors BPS Arts Expansion Grant and the Liberty Mutual Foundation.After-School NEMPAC Offerings:


St. John Catholic School 

St. John School partners with NEMPAC to offer K4 through 2nd Grade early music and movement education classes and Grades 3-8 with choral programming. NEMPAC’s choral program includes a youth chorus and a middle school chorus.

After school, NEMPAC provides private piano, guitar, and violin lessons, as well as an Honor’s Choir for grades 5-8. In the Spring of 2017, NEMPAC introduced an after-school group Strings class for grades K3-K5, in which students learn the fundamentals of violin.


Charlestown Nursery School and Good Shepherd School

In the Spring of 2016, NEMPAC expanded programming to Charlestown, MA. NEMPAC currently provides in-school music classes at the Good Shepherd Nursery School. They also provide several after-school early childhood music classes and a Meet the Instruments Program at the Charlestown Nursery School. Most recently, NEMPAC and the Charlestown Working Theater came together to team up on their Music Theatre Troupe Program. In December of 2017, NEMPAC will present their second production with the Charlestown Working Theater

We are fortunate to expand our program offerings to Charlestown and better serve the neighborhood through our quality music program offerings! We hope this inspires many youth to pick up and instrument and dive into arts programming!” -Sherri Snow, Executive Director of NEMPAC.


Warren Prescott School

NEMPAC currently offers after school private Piano Lessons at the Warren Prescott School. For information on lesson slots, please contact our Educational Programs Director Manda Shepherd at