BEAT Awarded with Two Grants from New York State Council on the Arts

New York State of Opportunity Council on the Arts logo in green, featuring an outline of NY State.

On February 12, 2021, New York State Council on the Arts awarded BEAT Global with two grants: one for Arts Education and one for Special Arts Services. The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York’s citizens. […]

Welcome Women’s History Month

Background of many different women of all race with a white box covering with the "Women's History Month" written on it.

Beyonce said it best! Who runs the world? Girls!! Welcome to the wonderful month of March, where we celebrate Women’s History Month and all the amazing contributions Women have made to our society. A huge shout out to all the Women of BEAT. Thank you to all our Teaching Artists, Admin Staff, Board Members, and […]

Announcing Our 2021 Initiatives

Purple flyer for Beatboxers with Disabilities Facebook Group, featuring the words "What Makes You Dope?" and a pink and yellow image of two children beatboxing into microphones.

Can you believe 2020 is finally drawing to a close? There’s no denying this has been a rough year in so many ways, and we’ve had things thrown at us that we never thought we’d have to deal with or see in our lifetimes. But as we look back, we realize that not all surprises this year […]

Show Your Support for Arts Education with BEAT!

Example of Proud BEAT Supporter badge from 2020 Virtual Gala

We are so excited that our Hip Hop and Hope Virtual Gala is less than three weeks away! We have an ambitious goal of raising $30,000 to bring our innovative beatboxing, MCing and music production, breakin’, and Hip Hop visual arts programs to under-resourced communities throughout this year and into the next. Your support is crucial to providing some calm, […]

Remembering Terry Lewis

Headshot of Terry Lewis, aka King Luck. He is a Black man with alternating halves of his hair and beard shaved. He looks directly into the camera with determination.

Since launching the Beat Rockers program in 2009, I’ve had the chance to work with the incredible community of New York City beatboxers. The program itself has, unquestionably, the most impressive lineage of teaching artists a beatboxing program has ever known. From Taylor McFerrin and Adam Matta to Chesney Snow, Kaila Mullady, Mark Martin, Mike […]

BEAT Global Awarded with a $10,000 Grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

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On October 5, 2020, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation awarded BEAT Global with a $10,000 CARES Arts Organization Relief grant. The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation develops partnerships and programs that reinforce artists’ capacity to create and present work and advance access to and participation in the arts. This generous contribution will allow BEAT to offset operating costs during […]

Hip Hop and Hope: BEAT Global’s 2020 Virtual Gala

Graphic of Hip Hop and Hope: BEAT's 2020 Virtual Gala Press Release featuring a purple background and white and yellow text.

Hip Hop and Hope: BEAT’s 2020 Virtual Gala Press Release For Immediate Release and Distribution Queens, New York, October 5, 2020 — On November 19, 2020, 6:00-7:00 PM EST, BEAT (Bridging Education & Art Together) will host its first Virtual Annual Gala with the theme Hip Hop and Hope. This year’s honorees include Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin, renowned […]

Announcing BEAT Global’s National Rising Change-Maker Search

Rising Change-Maker Search $1000 Scholarship informational flyer from 2020.

At this year’s Hip Hop and Hope Virtual Gala on November 19, 2020, BEAT will name our first ever Rising Change-Maker! One lucky person aged 14-18 will receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their commitment to the arts. Know a young person who uses music and art to uplift their community? Nominate them by Thursday, November 5, 2020, and join us at […]

BEAT Goes Global (Virtually) in India with US Department of State

Screenshot of Zoom BEAT Rockers session with participants with disabilities in India.

BEAT is thrilled to announce a brand-new partnership with the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Arts Envoy Program to bring BEAT Rockers to over 100 youth with disabilities in New Delhi & Mumbai, India. Led by Beatbox extraordinaires Chris Celiz and Chesney Snow, we witnessed these students come alive during four beatboxing workshops. They also led a […]

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