NEW YORK, NY - Founded in 2004; we are the James Smooth Music & Leadership Institute (JSMLI INC), a program that offers students the chance to participate in various instrumental music ensembles. We increase student participation in arts based activities. We specialize in beginning, intermediate, and advanced level instrumental music courses and we pride ourselves on our new Empire State Marching Band.
The James Smooth Music & Leadership Institute ™
Creating Leaders for the 21st Century through Music & Leadership
New York, NY
Come Win! With Us
JSMLI has created a revolutionary approach to inner-city music by creating competitive marching band programs for students residing in New York City. JSMLI’s music programs have received various 1st place and grand champion awards and recognition in the 4A Classification of High-Stepping Marching Bands nationally. In addition to music based instruction JSMLI offers student leadership courses, which teach students accountability and responsibility.
How Can You Help?
Please help and donate to JSMLI as we gear up to improve the lives of students in New York City through our music ensembles. Click the photo below for a ton of information about your 12 year old program, videos, photos and our current need.
The more students we serve, the more students go to college and we would be thankful to send another generation of scholars to America's top tier college/universities through our Music & Leadership program