The Heart is Smart Initiative is a music curriculum and nationwide school tour that uplifts, inspires, and provides students a medium of expression through music. Caroline has performed & conducted workshops in songwriting, entrepreneurship & vocal performance at hundreds of schools & universities nationwide, including Andover, Exeter, Choate, Hotchkiss, Taft & University of Virginia.
The Live Sonima Tour, Caroline’s partnership with Stedman Graham’s Identity Program and Sonima Foundation, brings The Heart is Smart experience to public schools and communities across America.
Inspired by her Sirius XM radio show, Art & Soul, The Heart is Smart Sessions is a college tour and collaborative album in which college students at music colleges and conservatories nationwide arrange, perform & record with Caroline.
Features piano-guitar-vocal arrangements of Caroline’s inspirational songs, Bel Canto Method vocalization exercises, and physical practices yoga, diaphragmatic breathing & postural exercise.
“Caroline is a wonderful role model for students of all ages. In addition to being a world-class songwriter, musician and performer, Caroline Jones represents the qualities and character we wish to instill in our students. She is creative, passionate, hard working, sincere, and remarkably modest. Her messages about being yourself and following your dreams were a big hit with our teachers and children.”
– Dr. David Miyashiro, Superintendent, El Cajon California Union School District
“Caroline is a one-of-a-kind talent who radiates positive energy, passion and sheer goodness. It’s not an exaggeration to say that her master classes were life changing for some of our students. People with dreams of having their music heard were inspired by Caroline’s message of creativity and perseverance.”
– Jeff Paterson, Executive Director, Community Music School of Buffalo
“Caroline Jones is an incredibly talented & versatile musician whose songs are soulful, passionate & thoughtful. Not only were our students and teachers enthralled with her amazing music, they loved connecting with such a warm, witty & wise woman so gracious & engaging.”
Lee Burns, Headmaster, Presbyterian Day School, Memphis