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United by Music North America is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to further the scope of our parent company in Europe, United by Music, by providing programs of study and performance in blues, swing and jazz music for musically talented people with intellectual disabilities here in North America. We aim to improve the quality of life for our members, and challenge public attitudes about people with an intellectual disability, showing that we are more alike than we are different through the exceptional talents of our members. Read more


KOIN-TV @ Waterfront Blues Festival
“Do not give up, always focus on your dreams, always remember, we are united by music.”- UBMNA artist Marlana Van Hoose

WestSound Home & Garden – Kitsap Peninsula
“It’s said that music changes lives — United by Music North America changes lives in profound ways.”

Oregon Jewish Life
In concerts from Portland to Amsterdam, United by Music North America is healing the world one song at a time.”