Music With A Message

Changing our community one song at a time!

The 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.

Music With A Message Auditions

Summer Tour 2018

The Renaissance Youth Center is proud to present the Tenth Annual Music With A Message Summer Tour, which will play 50+ shows around the Bronx & NYC to uplift our communities. 

Band members (ages 6-21) are conscious and talented musicians, rappers, poets, singers and dancers, directed by our CEO Bervin Harris, a former artist and producer with Capitol Records. Band members get performance training, experience, life skills coaching, and a summer stipend for their hard work for the community.

AUDITIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. 2nd Round Auditions have been announced!


Round 2 Auditions will take place on Friday, May 4th: 6pm – 8pm at 3485 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456

Those who have been selected must prepare a 45-60 second performance.  Vocalist must sing A Capella.  Dancers can have recorded music accompanying them.  Instruments will be provided at the auditions.  You can bring your own instrument if desired. Let's get ready!!!


Let's get ready!!! Call 718.450.3466 or email info [at] with questions.