Vidami, manufacturer of the Vidami hands-free video looper pedal, has partnered with the Les Paul Foundation and music education nonprofit Little Kids Rock. Dedicated to awarding grants to music programs serving children across America, The Les Paul Foundation donated 50 Vidami Loopers to Little Kids Rock to help teachers streamline their online and in person music classes. The response to the new online learning tool has been overwhelmingly positive, the company reported.

“We are thrilled to partner with The Les Paul Foundation and Little Kids Rock,” said Amy Hayashi-Jones, co-founder and CEO of Vidami. “As musicians and educators, we are passionate about helping teachers and students stay motivated and inspired to grow and learn, and we believe the Vidami is a powerful tool to help achieve this.”

Based in Verona, N.J., Little Kids Rock provides free music instruction and instruments to public school districts across the U.S. Since receiving the donated Vidamis in August, the  Little Kids Rock instructors said the Vidami has helped them make the learning process easier during a time when online instruction is a must due to COVID-19.

“Little Kids Rock teachers around the country can’t wait to get back into their classrooms once it’s safe to do so and having the Vidami is really helping us during this time of remote learning,” said David Wish, founder and CEO of Little Kids Rock. “That said, it will be a super helpful tool when schools reopen as well.”

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