"A Day In My Life" Album

May 17, 2016—Listen to “A Day in My Life,” the album we created with Henry H. Houston School in Philadelphia, and learn more about the project — from the first assemblies at Houston to making a music video to presenting the album at the PA Capitol Building. Check out the 16 original songs featuring more than 30 Houston students, lead project artists Andrew Lipke and David Bradley, and numerous guest artists.

Kids Count Campaign 2016: A Future with Music

April 15, 2016 — We’re gearing up for our 2016 Kids Count Campaign—our goal is to raise $35,000 in just 10 days, from May 9-18. That means thousands of Philly kids being inspired by live music through our interactive Bridge Sessions.

"One Life Taken, One Life Saved"

January 7, 2016 We’re excited to share a ’sneak peek’ to “A Day in My Life,” the album we are making with Henry Houston Elementary School in Philadelphia. Here’s a demo of “One Life Take, One Life Saved,” featuring the talents of more than 30 Houston students, lead project artists Andrew Lipke and David Bradley and guest artists Alex Shaw and Valerie Chadwick. Inspired by a field trip to the National Constitution Center.

Percussion Club 2015

Percussion ClubDecember 21, 2015 — LiveConnections' after-school percussion ensemble at Christopher Columbus Charter School features homemade bucket drums, original rhythm poems and learning to work together as an ensemble.

Help Philly kids make a hit song!

Giving TuesdayDecember 1, 2015 — Want to help Philly kids make a hit song? Support a student-created album this Giving Tuesday.


Kids Count Celebrities!

Kids Count CampaignMay 15, 2015 — We're honored by the many music celebrities who are stepping up in support of our Kids Count Campaign! They, of all people, know the power of music. Catch up on videos by The Bacon Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Jon Bon Jovi and more.

Learn More About Kids Count 2015

Kids Count CampaignMay 14, 2015 — For 8 days from May 11 through May 20, we're sending out daily email blasts full of quotes, stories, photos and videos of our education programs. Don't miss a day! Follow along here to read each day's message.

Kicking off our 2015 Kids Count Campaign!

Kids Count CampaignMay 11, 2015 — We're excited to launch our 2015 Kids Count Campaign. Since 2008, we've reached more than 24,000 youth through our work. Almost all of these are from the city of Philadelphia. 99% participate for free. Our campaign goal is $25,000 in just 9 days. That's 2,000 more kids attending LiveConnections programs. Donate today!

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$5000 School Sponsor

Drexel University


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Fox Rothschild


Pepper Hamilton


University of Pennsylvania





$1000 Connecting Sponsors

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Curtis Institute of Music


Jonathan Fink Group


Philadelphia Insurance Companies



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Foundation Support 2016-2017:
Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
Corrine R. & Henry Bower Memorial Trust
CHG Charitable Trust
Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
The Allen Hilles Fund
Independence Foundation
Patricia Kind Family Foundation
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation
Christopher Ludwick Foundation
The Presser Foundation
Rosenlund Family Foundation
Caroline J.S. Sanders Trust
The Scholler Foundation
Howell Lockhart Seiple Trust
Seybert Foundation
Joseph Kennard Skilling Trust
Paula Steinebach Trust
Strauss Foundation
Union Benevolent Association
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial
Wyncote Foundation



Additional Support:

LiveConnections is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.



Additional support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.


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