The After-School Program engages students in a diverse music program where they will learn the importance of balancing school with music performance. DMI strongly believes in an after-school outreach program with strong musical substance is essential in motivating at-risk kids. Student learn about music but the focus is to motivate student to stay focus and to learn how to multi-task. DMI’s focus is to help students to become self-reliant and intrinsically motivated. The program empowers students with an approach to education that involves listening and dialogue in an attempt to bring critical awareness. Activities include concerts, dance, percussion, rhythm section, strings, and wind instruments.