Educational Arts Society (E.A.S.) is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization in Detroit, serving the needs of students in music, art, preservation of the music history of Detroit and the development of essential personal qualities such as warmth, compassion and human dignity.

Think of your school days—days when you held an instrument in your hand for the first time or sang in a school or church program and watched your parents beam with delight! Every child needs the same opportunity—you are making this happen! Let’s keep moving forward with it!eas-logo-3-1-copy

Our Mission:

Motivating aspiring young artists in developing a professional and artistic skill-set in art, music and theater, while increasing self-esteem, self-discipline, confidence and responsibility.

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Goal 1

To establish an environment in which students, teachers and the community can immerse themselves and flourish as musicians and artistic developers.


Goal 2 

To build and develop a school curriculum that yields quality performances, challenges children of all ages and establishes an appreciation for the arts.


Goal 3

To provide a pathway to professional growth and development for young artists.


Goal 4

To provide financial assistance to economically-challenged  students exhibiting the desire and commitment to learn music and art.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   keyboard

Interesting Facts:

  • Schools with music programs have an estimated 90.2 percent graduation rate.
  • Compared to schools without music education who average 72.9 percent graduation.
  • Schools with music programs have an estimated 93.9 percent attendance rate.
  • Compared to schools without music education who average 84.9 percent attendance.

Students of the Annex to the Parham Academy of the Performing Arts in the Studio of Dr. Mamie Smith

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