“Japanese, Inupiat drum styles combined”

Hannah Heimbuch of The Artic Sounder (Anchorage) has written a very nice article about recent Mockingbird Foundation grantee Taiko Drummers at Point Hope. Check out Taiko on YouTube.  


Phish Fans Help w/ Sandy Restoration

A volunteer nonprofit run by Phish fans has contributed $5,000 towards restoration of music education programs impacted by Hurricane Sandy last October. The unsolicited grants provide $1,000 for each of … Continue Reading →


Mbird Announces $46K in Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 31, 2013 The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization founded by Phish fans, has announced ten new grants, totaling $46,200, supporting music education for children. … Continue Reading →


2013 Contributors

The Mockingbird Foundation acknowledges, and expresses appreciation for, the many individuals and corporations who have provided generous tax-deductible donations to support our efforts in funding music education through all-volunteer nonprofit projects. Contributions are … Continue Reading →


Mockingbird Opens Round 17

The Mockingbird Foundation, a music education funder run by Phish fans on an entirely volunteer basis, has opened the first steps in its 17th round of competitive grant applications. Over … Continue Reading →


22 Years of Volunteer Phishtorians

This month, we celebrate twenty-two years since the first known collection of Phish setlists became available – online, assembled by fans, on a volunteer basis, just as Phish.net continues to … Continue Reading →


RIP Greg Starks

Many Phish fans knew Greg Starks, who died recently from bone cancer. Greg was active on Rec.Music.Phish in the 1990s, and also active in various other online phishy realms. He … Continue Reading →


2012 Contributors

The Mockingbird Foundation acknowledges, and expresses appreciation for, the many individuals and corporations who have provided generous tax-deductible donations to support our efforts in funding music education through all-volunteer nonprofit projects. Contributions are … Continue Reading →


Mothership Art Collective donates to Mockingbird & medical research foundation

The Mothership Art Collective, organizers of the First Tube Art Show held in Atlantic City, NJ on June 16, 2012, is proud to announce that $2,000 has been donated from the proceeds of … Continue Reading →


RIP Theresa Anne Jones Vann

We are honored to share the following, at the request of Dave Vann and his family, via a family friend. Remembering the Life of Theresa Anne Jones Vann, RN, MSN, … Continue Reading →