Mission Statement

Music Forward transforms young lives, inspires careers, and champions a more inclusive music industry.

Music Forward Values


Music is our catalyst for self-discovery, connection to our shared humanity, and transformation of our communities and world.


We honor our rich cultural roots by including diverse perspectives in our work, diverse representation in our team and network, and by driving diversity in the music industry.


We approach our work and constituents with an open mind, creative problem-solving, and purposeful adaptability.


We create warm, welcoming, and respectful opportunities that foster connection and nurture success in our workplace, our partnerships, and our communities.   


We are committed to do our best, be our best, and achieve the most we can for the young people and communities we serve by being sought-out experts in our field, constantly learning, and sharing best practices.

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