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In 1983 it all started with the legendary
musical, Mama, I Want to Sing!

After the longest run in the history of American theater, we've listened to the future generation and this is: Mama Foundation for the Arts. We uplift Black musical treasures to heal and inspire through the power of collective music making.

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MUSIC PROGRAM

Aptly renamed the Mama Music Program, the reimagining of Gospel for Teens allows students to explore a variety of music all while gaining an appreciation for the influences of gospel, jazz, R&B, and more.   

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Enrichment

We offer personal and professional enrichment for singers of all ages and backgrounds. Our tuition free programs include:

Support Our Students

With your generosity, we are able to provide tuition-free programming and sustain ourselves as a Harlem legacy institution where an intergenerational and interracial community is promised to “Be Seen and Be Heard” in the fullness of their experience – their voices, their stories, and their hearts. Join the Mama family today and help continue this legacy!

Mama, I Want to Sing! returns for its 40th anniversary celebartion!
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