Our Music Academy is a center for arts education where children and adults can learn and develop their artistic skills. Any student is welcome here, from the complete novice to the professional wanting to cross train and be stimulated by contact with peers. Those who can't afford tuition are invited to apply for financial aid.
The faculty is composed of professional musicians, practicing artists, and experienced educators.

The Academy strengthens the fabric of our community by engaging youth in creative activities that develop discipline, problem-solving skills and decision making, and give them a sense of achievement and personal worth. Courses Offered include piano, voice, guitar and drums.


In HIS Image (IHI) has been a symbol of hope and compassion in the west and central corridor sections of St. Louis City. Housed in West Side Missionary Baptist Church, IHI serves over 500 hot nutritious meals three days a week, including holidays.  Anyone who comes to our door is welcome – without question or qualification.


The PREP (Planning, Reaching, Educating, and Preparing ) Institute’s goal is to plan activities to reach out to people in the community in order to educate them and prepare them for success.  The P.R.E.P. Institute will house the afterschool tutoring program, computer training classes, and the back to school prep program.


The eSeniors program is a computer training class targeted at adults ages 50 or older. The goal is to increase computer literacy within that demographic. The course teaches basic computer operations such as powering the machine on and off, navigating through various programs on the computer, accessing internet and email, and other general computer skills.  The course is taught by IT professionals who have volunteered their time and talents for this program. View Sample Training Presentation


The primary goal of the GED program is to master the educational skill sets required to obtain a GED/High School Equivalence Certificate which will enhance future opportunities for higher education such as college, vocational training, military service and often employment.