Welcome to Inspire Arts & Music!

Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is a not-for-profit organization whose programs seek to develop and ‘inspire’ young adults in both scholastic and non-scholastic fine arts activities. The vehicle we use to do this is a portfolio of performing arts programs, and our mission is to help them develop and demonstrate the qualities needed to achieve excellence in both their program and their personal lives.

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Our Mission

Through a unique blend of education and performance opportunities, our mission is to help young adults achieve excellence in the arts. Our programs seek to develop young adults in scholastic and non-scholastic fine arts activities.

Board of Directors

In October, the Inspire Arts & Music Board of Directors held its annual retreat. The day long event was an opportunity for board members and IAM directors to reflect upon the prior year, assess progress, and set goals for the new 2015 season.


Inspire Arts & Music is excited to announce a new program: HpYPE: Hyde Park Youth Percussion Ensemble. HpYPE will offer world percussion training and performance opportunities to young kids in the Boston area.



      The East Boston Youth Percussion Ensemble (EBYPE), based out of the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of East Boston, aims to share the joy of hands-on music making with the youth of…

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  • Denney Drums

    Under the direction of Chris Lawlor and Chris Watson, sponsored by the Remo company, the Denney Drums was launched in January of 2017. IAM started a weekly drumming class for elementary and middle…

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  • Blessed Sacrament Colorguard

    The Blessed Sacrament World Guard is an 11-time Eastern Massachusetts and 8-time New England Scholastic Band Association World Class champion. SAC has been a Winter Guard International (WGI) World Class competitor for 39…

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  • Great East Music Festivals

    For almost 40 years, Great East Music Festivals has provided high quality, engaging, and memorable scholastic festival performance opportunities to schools across New England and beyond. Great East Music Festivals emphasize exceptional adjudication…

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