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[fullwidth backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][title size=”2″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” class=”” id=””]About Intake Music[/title][slider width=”100%” height=”100%” class=”” id=””][slide type=”image” link=”” linktarget=”_self” lightbox=”yes”]http://intakemusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/English-Web.png[/slide][slide type=”image” link=”” linktarget=”_self” lightbox=”yes”]http://intakemusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Spanish-Web.png[/slide][/slider][one_half last=”no” spacing=”yes” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” class=”” id=””][title size=”2″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” class=”” id=””]From our blog[/title][recent_posts layout=”default” columns=”2″ number_posts=”2″ cat_slug=”” exclude_cats=”” thumbnail=”yes” title=”yes” meta=”yes” excerpt=”yes” excerpt_length=”20″ strip_html=”yes” animation_type=”fade” animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/recent_posts][/one_half][one_half last=”yes” spacing=”yes” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” class=”” id=””][title size=”2″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” class=”” id=””]As featured in www.arts.gov[/title][youtube id=”360UxgPz2tU” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””][/one_half][/fullwidth][fullwidth backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][flip_boxes columns=”4″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Donate Now!” title_back=”Thank You!” text_front=”Support Intake Music and help us preserve classical music and represents the diverse communities it serves” background_color_front=”#f2f2f2″ title_front_color=”#3b5369″ text_front_color=”#3b5369″ background_color_back=”#f58118″ title_back_color=”#3b5369″ text_back_color=”#3b5369″ border_size=”0″ border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”fa-heart” icon_color=”#f58118″ circle=”yes” circle_color=”#3b5369″ circle_border_color=”#3b5369″ icon_flip=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Education” title_back=”Education” text_front=”To provide quality music education through the use of native instruments that foster improved academic performance” background_color_front=”#f2f2f2″ title_front_color=”#3b5369″ text_front_color=”#3b5369″ background_color_back=”#3b5369″ title_back_color=”#f58118″ text_back_color=”#f58118″ border_size=”0″ border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”fa-graduation-cap” icon_color=”#f58118″ circle=”yes” circle_color=”#3b5369″ circle_border_color=”#3b5369″ icon_flip=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]To provide quality music education through the use of native instruments including the charango, marimba, and native percussion, as well as classical violin and viola that foster improved academic performance. Learn More![/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Newsletter” title_back=”Newsletter” text_front=”Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with INTAKE Organization” background_color_front=”#f2f2f2″ title_front_color=”#3b5369″ text_front_color=”#3b5369″ background_color_back=”#f58118″ title_back_color=”#3b5369″ text_back_color=”#3b5369″ border_size=”0″ border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”fa-comment” icon_color=”#f58118″ circle=”yes” circle_color=”#3b5369″ circle_border_color=”#3b5369″ icon_flip=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]…and to learn more about our programs. Our music and culture-based initiative in the midst of rapid gentrification process of Stamford’s downtown and south-end harbor area. View our archive![/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Events” title_back=”Events” text_front=”We Create a unique ensemble integrating native and classical instrumentation!” background_color_front=”#f2f2f2″ title_front_color=”#3b5369″ text_front_color=”#3b5369″ background_color_back=”#3b5369″ title_back_color=”#f58118″ text_back_color=”#f58118″ border_size=”0″ border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”fa-calendar” icon_color=”#f58118″ circle=”yes” circle_color=”#3b5369″ circle_border_color=”#3b5369″ icon_flip=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”35″ image_height=”35″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]Experience our mission to provide music education, Improve English literacy, academic performance, increases family involvement in education and fosters cultural pride and self-confidence. Visit our calendar![/flip_box][/flip_boxes][/fullwidth][testimonials design=”clean” backgroundcolor=”” textcolor=”#3b5369″ class=”” id=””][testimonial name=”” avatar=”none” image=”” image_border_radius=”” company=”” link=”” target=”_self”]With humbleness and gratitude, we share with our friends and supporters the exciting news that First Lady Michelle Obama recognized INTAKE as Finalist in the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
[/testimonial][testimonial name=”” avatar=”none” image=”” image_border_radius=”” company=”” link=”” target=”_self”]Con humildad y agradecimiento compartimos, nuestro amable público, la grata noticia que la Primera Dama Michelle Obama, reconoció a INTAKE como finalista a nivel nacional como uno de los “Mejores Programas para jóvenes en las Artes y las Humanidades”.[/testimonial][/testimonials][fullwidth backgroundcolor=”#f8f8f8″ backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”top left” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”1px” bordercolor=”#e5e4e4″ borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”50px” paddingbottom=”50px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][two_third last=”no” spacing=”yes” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]The INTAKE Organization is a Stamford-based non-profit arts organization that promotes music education through multiculturalism and native instruments. Founded in 2011, INTAKE envisions a new cultural and musical world where the future generations of concert audiences truly reflect our society and are able to experience classical music in its traditional form as well as through the «voices» of their own and of other cultures. The organization’s mission is:
To make classical music relevant to a variety of communities through the use of native instruments, interpretations, and cultural awareness.

[button link=”http://intakemusic.org” color=”brown” size=”small” type=”flat” shape=”square” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”1px” shadow=”” icon=”” icon_divider=”yes” icon_position=”left” modal=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ alignment=”left” class=”” id=””]Learn More…[/button][/fusion_text][/two_third][one_third last=”yes” spacing=”yes” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” class=”” id=””][accordian class=”” id=””][toggle title=”Vision Statement” open=”no”]We envision a world where classical music is relevant to people of all cultural backgrounds and represents the diverse communities it serves.[/toggle][toggle title=”Mission Statement” open=”no”]Our mission is to improve the quality of life for opportunity youth by providing access to quality classical music education through the use of native instruments that represent diverse cultural backgrounds We strive to increase learning proficiency through educational and learning programs that leverage the discipline of classical music, and addressing our community audiences through public performances, community outreach events, and cultural advocacy.[/toggle][toggle title=”Our Commitment” open=”no”]We are committed to preserving and passing on classical music and native instruments to people from multiple cultures, and bringing our communities together through education.[/toggle][/accordian][/one_third][/fullwidth]