Bread Music Competition | Bread Charity

Child poverty has many dimensions. How do we use an established Bread studio and expand it's use.

Start Date: 2022


Our goal is to use the established Bread studio to explore and expand these dimensions beyond just music. By integrating various forms of artistic expression and educational activities, we aim to create a multifaceted approach to keep kids engaged, reduce truancy, and inspire creativity and learning. The studio serves as a hub for not just music production but also as a space for broader educational and developmental opportunities.

Future Plans

We aim to expand this project to more schools, replicating our success and enhancing educational opportunities.

Bread Music Competition

Students in school can redeem points earned each month for sneakers.

1.0 Abstract:

The Bread Studio presents an innovative and impactful approach to addressing child poverty, leveraging the power of artistic expression and education to make a meaningful difference. By transforming the studio into a multifaceted learning and creative hub, it goes beyond just being a place for music production; it becomes a sanctuary where children can explore various forms of art, digital media, and educational workshops. This versatility is key in engaging children from diverse backgrounds, offering them a nurturing environment where they can discover and develop their talents, build confidence, and foster a sense of accomplishment. Such an environment is crucial for children in poverty, as it provides them not only with creative outlets but also with opportunities for personal growth and skill development. These experiences are invaluable in shaping their perspectives, improving academic engagement, and opening doors to new possibilities. In essence, the Bread Studio stands as a beacon of hope and progress, offering a constructive, inclusive, and inspiring space where children can envision and work towards a brighter future.

2.0 Judges:

For the participants, especially children and youth, the presence of such prominent figures was immensely inspiring. It demonstrated to them that their efforts and talents were being recognized at the highest levels. This recognition could significantly boost their confidence, motivate them to pursue their passions further, and validate their creative pursuits.

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Tinker Hatfield
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3.0 Prizes:

Awarding guitars and interfaces as prizes in the Bread Studio competition was a strategic and impactful decision, extending the benefits of the program beyond the studio and into the homes of the participants. These instruments and tools symbolize more than just rewards; they represent a commitment to nurturing ongoing creativity and personal development. For many children, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds, having access to a guitar and an interface means an opportunity to continue exploring and honing their musical talents outside the structured environment of the studio. This empowerment is crucial, as it fosters a sense of ownership and pride in their artistic abilities, potentially igniting a lifelong passion for music. Moreover, by bringing music into their homes, these prizes help create a positive and enriching environment, not only for the individual winners but also for their families, strengthening communal bonds through the universal language of music. The provision of these tools breaks down barriers to artistic expression, ensuring that talent and passion are the only prerequisites for creative exploration and growth.

Value $1,400+ USD

PRESONUS® AUDIOBOX USB® 96 STUDIO ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION + Player Plus Nashville Telecaster guitar in Butterscotch Blonde

Value $1,400+ USD

PRESONUS® AUDIOBOX USB® 96 STUDIO ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION + Player Plus Telecaster guitar in Aged Candy Apple Red

Value $1,400+ USD

PRESONUS® AUDIOBOX USB® 96 STUDIO ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION + Player Plus Stratocaster HSS guitar in 3-Color Sunburst

Prizes generously donated by:

4.0 Winners:

Here are the winning 3 tracks

Winner Track 1

Winner Track 2

Winner Track 3