What we do


Our Mission

More Music Foundation is committed to providing music education programs to at-risk youth and cultivating community through the unifying art of learning to play music, because music matters.

Our Goals

  • Partner with community schools, teachers, leaders, and parents to provide music education programs.
  • Provide musical instruments and music lessons to students in our community.
  • Cultivate musicality  through communication, active listening, instruction and relationship building.
  • Pledge to reach and teach at-risk and underserved students.

Board of Directors

chad staples

Chad has lived in Newnan, Georgia for 22 years. He started playing music at age 19 and has spent his life learning and practicing his craft. He plays multiple instruments, has recorded on several albums, and has played in several bands. Read More

aaron mabon
President/Board Chair

Aaron grew up in the small town of Greenville, GA. He is a graduate of Mercer University where he studied finance. He is the owner of True North Investments, a financial advisory firm in LaGrange, GA. Aaron has always enjoyed singing and music. Read More

erin Roesel walton

Erin Roesel Walton attended Point University (1998-2003) where she received a Bachelor of Science in Music with Specialization in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. In addition, Erin holds a minor in Business Administration as well as a minor in Biblical Studies. Read More



Mak Strickland is a quasi-Newnan native, born in Atlanta, but always had solid maternal roots in Coweta County.  Growing up, she spent several weeks each summer in the Handy Community with her grandparents, eventually moving to Newnan becoming a proud Evans Cougar and a Class of 1995 Newan High School Graduate. Read More

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