MAD BEATZ PHILLY POSITIVELY INFLUENCES THE LIFE AND CAREER TRAJECTORIES OF YOUNG DRUMMERS FROM PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITIES WITH THE FOLLOWING GOALS:
Leverage the intellectual processes inherent in developing individual excellence to build initiative, habitual improvement, and a growth mindset
Impress the value of positive communication self-awareness, emotion regulation, and patience in the collaborative process of team drumming
Model the positive results of a growth mindset, collaborative effort, and responsible decision-making to younger performers und the guidance of successful alumni-mentors
Since Mad Beatz Philly’s founding in 2013, we have engaged over 100 high school drummers in Kensington and West Philadelphia, of which more than two dozen have found careers as professional musicians and teachers across Philadelphia and beyond.