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Nothing compares to the magic of playing your first note of music except giving that experience to someone else.

WQXR is collecting gently used instruments to be distributed to New York City and Newark, New Jersey under-resourced music and arts programs.

All donors should fill out the online donation form. Print the label and put it in your instrument case. If your instrument does not have a case, please bring the label with you to the drop-off location and a Sam Ash representative will attach it to your instrument.

Working with our repair partners, WQXR will repair the instruments and proudly distribute them in New York City and Newark, New Jersey under-resourced music and arts programs beginning in the fall of 2016.

The WQXR Instrument Drive is generously supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation. Additional support has been provided by Thomas S. and Patricia Y. Bain.

For specific questions, send us an email at InstrumentDrive@WQXR.org. But first, please consult our FAQs.

We are also accepting donations via mail (No Drop-Offs) to:

WQXR Instrument Drive
4th Floor Instrument Unit
c/o Division of School Facilities
New York City Department of Education
4436 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101