Strivers Achieve What Dreamers Believe

Through our comprehensive, affordable tuition music & fine art programs in addition to social support we aid youth in cultivating the skills, confidence, and leadership they need to re-imagine their dreams.

About Us.

Urban Dreams Music & Arts Program (UDMAP) is a 501(c) 3
non-profit organization that believes every young musician has the fundamental right to have a dream. Through marching band each student is able to showcase their musicianship. Urban Dreams is a fundraising vehicle for scholars, parents and organizations doing the work needed to re-frame our narrative and legacy. We understand that in order to change the future, the community as a collective must invest in the dreams of our children.

Since it’s conception in 2018, Urban Dreams has been working as a trailblazer in our community to promote unity and social change in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex through music.

Youth from various charter, private and public school districts across all geographical areas in the DFW come together to every week year round to engage in instrumental music ensembles.

Urban Dreams meets in a group setting two to four times a week after school hours. Musicians starting in third grade study an instrument from one of the following instrument families – brasswind, woodwind, or percussion.

Parents are expected to have made arrangements to purchase or rent the instrument for the student. Urban Dreams meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6:30pm until 8:30pm; and every first and third Saturday from 11am-1pm.

Our Purpose.

Urban Dreams puts more emphasis on increasing success within the arts and academically to give the youth of the DFW Metroplex the tools they need to break the cycle of the poverty stifling the economic growth in urban communities.

What We Do.

(D)eveloping Communities + (R)eal Conversations + (E)conomic Opportunities + (A)dvocacy in the Arts

= (M)aking Dreams Come True

College Readiness.

Through pre-college pathways UDMAP will increase college readiness. The arts allow students to have a sense of imagination and puts emphasis on increasing scholastic achievement as prepares our youth for success during their college years and far beyond.

Skill Enhancement.

UDMAP provides youth in North Texas particularly the Dallas  ­Fort Worth area a place where they are uplifted, a place where they can be mentored and trained by the most elite musicians in the city. By engaging in skill enhancement the our members are building confidence, and the leadership skills they need to re-imagine their dreams.

Performance Opportunities.

Teach youth locally and nationally the great world of music by providing opportunities for the youth to perform music in some of the greatest settings of the world, as well as prepare them for opportunities to play in college and professional ensembles.

2019 Edition of the Dreamer Marching Band




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Our Mission.

Our mission is to build and sustain a community fine arts program that supports the dreams, goals and overall academic success of students’ grades 3 – 12 through music and dance education. Urban Dreams wishes to strengthen local band programs, increase college readiness and develop talent for collegiate and professional instrumental music ensembles. Through music theory, instructional learning and digital media, we challenge scholars to be creators and innovators as they develop their own sound.

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