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    Operation Coexist Announces 2014 Holiday Jam

    Operation Coexist has announced the line up for the 2014 Unplugged Holiday show to be held on December 19th from 6 pm until 11 pm. The show will feature five local artists including one student from the Noisemakers Music School who will share their stories and songs with an......

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    Summer Jam a Huge Hit Amidst Big Changes at Coexist

    On Sunday, August 17th, 11 of the Tampa Bay Area’s premier reggae (and jam/soul/funk variations of reggae) bands descended upon 3 Daughters Brewing in the eclectic industrial Warehouse Arts District of St Pete for a multi-stage mini-festival in support of a good cause. With nearly 20......

WORKING TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC

Operation Coexist hosts and sponsors music festivals and concerts raising money to provide at-risk youth with otherwise unattainable opportunities for music education. Working with national and local artists, music educators, local businesses, and our community we’re able to generate and sustain music programs for the children in our community who need it the most.

Education

Working with local music schools and youth groups to provide music education

Outreach

Providing local educators with the means to develop and maintain music programs

Awareness

Educating the community on the benefit of music education for youth

WE’RE BELIEVERS

Based on these statistics, there’s a good chance you are too. We’re musicians, we’re educators, we’re business owners, we’re members of our community. Join us in our mission to improve lives through the healing power of music.
94%

OF AMERICANS

Believe that music is a key component in a child's well-rounded education.

85%

OF AMERICANS

Believe that music is a very important part of their life.

85%

OF AMERICANS

Believe participation in school music corresponds with better grades and higher test scores.

82%

OF AMERICANS

Wish they had learned to play a musical instrument.

I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.

- Billy Joel

START MAKING A DIFFERENCE. FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO!

OUR EVENTS

Operation Coexist raises awareness of the importance of music in the lives of our communities at-risk youth through concerts and festivals. The proceeds from our events directly benefit our programs which include the purchasing and maintaining of music equipment and educational materials for children, music lessons and camps, and music educators for our communities children.
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THE DRIVING FORCE

Behind our organization is our events and fundraisers

We’re able to to showcase musicians dedicated to our cause while raising awareness, raising money, and having fun. We’re connecting our community with musicians, connecting children with sponsors, and connecting educators with students. Our events make this possible.

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