Jerry Bongard

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Docent
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NAMM Foundation’s Museum of Making Music

Jerry Bongard enjoyed playing music since he was a kid in New York. Along the way he became eloquent in his explanation of the benefits of music making and the passion music can add to your life. Jerry proudly took part in the early development of the New Horizon's Band, designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced adult musicians who wish to learn, continue, or hone their musical skills, which rehearses at the NAMM Foundation’s Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California. Soon after joining the band, he signed up to volunteer at the museum as a docent. Those lucky enough to have been on a tour of the museum with Jerry were given a passionate plea to join him in making music!