JP Resident Leads Nonprofit Bringing Digital Music Program to Margarita Muñiz Academy

Five days a week this school year Margarita Muñiz Academy students learned how to create music thanks to nonprofit Boston Music Project led by a Jamaica Plain resident. “They’re taking music they like and learning how to produce in the style of Bad Bunny or a bachata,” said Boston Music Project (BMP) Executive Director Chris Schroeder. “The final stage is working in the studio and seeing what that experience is like.”

Through the digital marketing program, all juniors and seniors learn to use Soundtrap, and create music albums similar to their musical preferences. Taking student learning further, BMP partnered with a recording company to understand different roles that exist in the industry. “You don’t need to be a performer on stage.