More Than Music℠
Park City Song Summit is proud to partner with the MORE THAN MUSIC FOUNDATION on its mission of supporting musicians and music enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds by providing access to educational opportunities, wellness programs, and outlets for creative expression.
At the 2023 Park City Song Summit, the More Than Music Foundation raised their goal of $250,000 to fund wellness initiatives, Labs, and activities throughout the event for both artists and attendees. These initiatives included:
Music education and mental wellness programming for children and underserved communities.
Support for performance artists, including sober spaces, guided hikes, recovery meetups, yoga and meditation.
Mentorship for Women in the music industry.
Support for veterans and their families with a focus on how songwriting helps heal through music.
To learn more about the foundation and upcoming events and to contribute to its mission, visit:
Sponsored Summit Labs in 2023
A discussion on the powerful work of Songwriting With:Soldiers with Music Director, Jay Clementi.
SongwritingWith:Soldiers is a non-profit organization that uses collaborative songwriting as a catalyst for positive change.
HAVANA FUNK EXPERIENCE
Students from the Trombone Shorty Foundation and music programs in Havana and New Orleans discuss the next generation of jazz and funk with Bill Taylor, Founding Executive Director of the Trombone Shorty Foundation, and Collin Laverty, Manager of Cimafunk and American-Cuban relations expert.
In collaboration with New Orleans-based artist John Bukaty, Park City Song Summit artists created exclusive pieces through the event that were auctioned to benefit the More Than Music Foundation. Art pieces included wearable art, canvas, drum heads, and guitars.
Artist in Residence
John Bukaty returns as the esteemed artist in residence for Park City Song Summit. Renowned for his captivating artistic style and ability to seamlessly merge the worlds of music and visual art, Bukaty’s presence will undoubtedly elevate the event to new heights.
Having previously collaborated with musicians to create remarkable music paraphernalia, his return as the artist in residence signals a continuation of the magical synergy between music and art that has become synonymous with the Park City Song Summit.
Prepare to be enthralled as Bukaty once again lends his creative genius to the event, infusing each piece with his unique perspective and bringing the creative process to life through his remarkable artistic talent.