Dream Big- Set Goals- Make a Plan- Do the Work


Our Mission

Foster both music and community outreach projects for youth that promote respect, character building, and leaders for tomorrow

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 Dream Big is an after school music education program. Kids can join Dream Big at no cost. Children involved with the program will learn many skills that will help them in life and music. Some of these skills would include: Self Discipline, Respect of themselves and others, Team Work, Critical Thinking and Self Confidence.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn Musicianship, how to Read and Write music. Ear Training and more.

Our activities include Small groups, Private lessons, Unique percussion ensembles, and Public performance opportunities. Contact us to if you have any questions. 



Community Made Serenade

All Musicians Welcome

Open call to all musicians! If you enjoy getting together with others to play music, we hope you will consider joining the Community Made Serenade, which includes a diverse collection of musicians from youth through seniors. Community Made Serenade meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Each of the instructor-led practice sessions is open to all musicians in the greater Wheeling area. Qualifications to participate include being able to play an instrument and follow a music score. We welcome all who bring a love of music and want to share the joy of playing music in an informal group setting. The music for each session is shared two weeks in advance with participants. To find out more about this group, email the program coordinator, Laurie Ruberg, at lfruberg@gmail.com. While there is no cost to participate in this program, we ask that those interested register in advance. Follow us on Facebook at: http://fb.me/communitymusicprogram.


Rhythm United


Rhythm United: Links Musical Performance with Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities

The Dream Big Music Program partners with Community Made Serenade and together they create The Rhythm United project. Rhythm United is multi-generational, and they practice and perform together in a safe social settings allowing adults and youth to spend time in productive, and artistic activities. Under this project with the help of PLANTS, LLC and the regional Junior Achievement foundation we plan to hold three hands-on entrepreneurship workshops for youth that lead up to the development of a business plan for marketing and implementation of the Dream Big Music Italian Ice Cart. This gives young musicians financial literacy skills and  entrepreneurial initiatives that are aligned with safe community events and musical performance opportunities.   


Student of the Month

Congratulations for being our Feb.  student of the month. Tori showed us she is willing to work hard and made big improvements over the last month.

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Our Volunteer Team


Matthew Hill

Jazz Musician teaches all band instruments and piano.


Levi Friend

Teaches Violin, Viola, Cello


Laurie Ruberg

Leader of Community Made Serenade