“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”

Music connects all of us, transcending across race, age, gender, and culture. Music makes the best days better, and the worst days surmountable. Life is truly better with music playing in the background. Our goal is to enable as many people to benefit from the sensation of music as possible.

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We're making a difference...

Our leadership is made up of a dedicated core team and an experienced board of directors.

Tucker Lyons


Tucker's compassion and love for music drove him to start WHF and inspire kids to get more involved in music.

Connor Murray

Program Director

A talented musician and educator, Connor spearheads the learning curriculum and instruction for the WHF learning program.

Matt Culloty

Creative Director

A freelance developer by trade, Matt brings a background of digital marketing and design chops to the WHF team.

- Board of Directors -

Jimmy Lyons

Jimmy serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Widespread Hope Foundation. He remains active in both Baltimore and San Francisco non-profits while working for Google's incubator for innovation.

Shawn Flaherty

Co-Founder of Balti Virtual and Splash City Golf, Shawn posseses a great deal of knowledge in the startup space and is actively involved in several other Baltimore area non-profits.

Van Brooks

Van's experience with Baltimore non-profits comes second to none which is reflected in his role as Director of Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism and as the founder of his own organization and one of our partners SAFE.

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