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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” Honors Music Education – New Featurette Available

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephanie Beatriz and John Leguizamo revealed in a new featurette that Disney is supporting the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation’s Scholarship Fund to help develop future Latin music creators globally, as well as supporting additional organizations to expand music education across Colombia. The effort is part of Disney’s commitment to empower the next generation of storytellers and innovators. Miranda, the creator and original star of Broadway’s “Hamilton,” wrote eight original songs for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 60th feature film, “Encanto,” which features the voices of Beatriz and Leguizamo. “Music is universal,” said Miranda in the featurette. “Music education helps students to connect to other cultures, and understand the world around them to become true global citizens.”

Disney’s commitment to diversity and inclusion via storytelling reflects our own mission to celebrate, elevate and preserve Latin music’s cultural heritage. With their generosity we will be able to continue to provide access to a quality education and invest in creating a pipeline of future Lain music creators.

The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation is helping to provide education equity, access and success and preserving Latin music for generations to come. The Fund boasts a 100 percent graduation rate and provides students with not only financial support but experiential learning to ensure not only access but success. Disney’s support of Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation students will provide educational equity while simultaneously developing a pipeline of future Latin Music creators and preserving the genre for generations to come.

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Jan 10, 2022 at 06:36

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Disney's Encanto | Latin Grammy Foundation

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Nov 18, 2021 by Walt Disney Animation Studios

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In celebration of Encanto’s release, Disney is supporting the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation’s Scholarship Fund to develop future Latin music creators globally and support additional organizations to expand music education across Colombia.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephanie Beatriz and John Leguizamo revealed today in a new featurette that Disney is supporting the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation’s Scholarship Fund to help develop future Latin music creators globally, as well as supporting additional organizations to expand music education across Colombia.
Miranda, the creator and original star of Broadway’s “Hamilton,” wrote eight original songs for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 60th feature film, “Encanto,” which features the voices of Beatriz and Leguizamo.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto.
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