the community

PING!-providing instruments for the next

PING! believes that participation in the arts is an essential and fundamental part of a child’s educational experience that should be available to all students,regardless of family income and circumstances. 

PING! opens the doors to music education by providing musical instruments and music enrichment to families in need in Oak Park and River Forest working in collaboration with public school districts 90, 97 and 200.

Austin Music Center has established relationships with schools, churches, other not-for-profit organizations and teachers in the public and private sectors throughout the Oak Park, River Forest, Chicago and the surrounding communities.