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Our Mission

We seek to recognize and support organizations that use music to promote a more civil and just society.

2022 Recipients

Various Locations

Providing music opportunities to populations within prisons and jails throughout the United States

Beyond the Bars
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Serving the adolescent population, ranging from middle to high school, who have been impacted by violence. 

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  • 2022 ABA Recipients
    The Adolf Busch Award is pleased to announce this year’s recipients: Musicambia and Beyond the Bars. Musicambia has received the $10,000 award, and […]
  • 2021 Adolf Busch Award Recipients
    We are delighted to announce that the  David’s Harp Foundation has been named the recipient of the 2021 Adolf Busch Award. The award […]
  • 2021 Adolf Busch Award Finalists
    We are proud to announce this year’s finalists for the 2021 Adolf Busch Award: Beyond the Bars,  The David’s Harp Foundation,  Music Haven,  Music on the Inside and Upbeat […]

The 2023 Application will close on October 15, 2022.

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