Music With A Message

Changing our community one song at a time.

he Music With A Message (MWAM) band is dedicated to writing and performing original songs of positivity that educate and uplift communities throughout New York City and beyond.

2014 Music With A Message Auditions

Renaissance Youth Center ( is proud to present Auditions for our Fall Season. 

Auditions will be held at Renaissance Youth Center, 3485 3rd Avenue and 168th Street, Bronx, NY

Call all Musicians MWAM is looking for Drummers, Keyboard and Bass Players 

October 11, 2014 

4:00 - 7:00 pm 

We are looking for musicians, rappers, poets, singers and dancers* to take New York City and the boroughs by storm with music, spoken word, dance, and other talents. The chosen participants will perform at limited shows throughout the rest of the year. If you think you have what it takes to play with the best, come down to our auditions!!!

*Must be 6-21 years of age to enter.

**Instruments will be provided at auditions. You may bring your own instrument if desired.
*** Please prepare two (2) thirty (30) second pieces for the audition. One piece should have a quick tempo and be upbeat. The second piece should be a slow tempo and relaxed.

**** If selected to be a part of the band practice will be held every Saturday from 4 - 6:30pm 

Book the MWAM Band!

Renaissance Youth Center is proud to present the dynamic and talented, Bronx-based Music With A Message (MWAM) Band!  MWAM captivates audiences of all ages delivering powerful messages through soulful renditions of classic songs and innovative original compositions that emphasize issues such as gun violence, asthma (“Asthma Can’t Win”), homelessness (“We Need You”), and more lighthearted songs like “Pull Your Pants Up”.  Ranging in ages from 6-21, this twenty-five member group is currently hard at work, preparing for their annual Summer Tour, where they are scheduled to perform 50-60 shows between June and early September.  With performances at local parks and centers as well as larger events at Six Flags, Hershey Park, and Orchard Beach under their belt, the MWAM Band are conscious-minded youth, with raw talent, which they use to inspire positive changes within their communities.  For information about future events, or to book this superb, traveling youth band, please call (718) 450-3466.

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