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Music faculty at two local public schools select their most talented and dedicated students each year and 1308 Productions presents each one with the Bob Novack Music Award and a scholarship check to recognize them and inspire their continued achievement. The 2015 award winners are Leonardo...

The second annual Carol Taran Award for Excellence in Performing Arts at Miami Beach Senior High School was presented to senior Mary Figueroa, a superbly talented performer who was selected for the award by the faculty of the Fine Arts Academy at Beach High. "Mary is a shining star in musical theatre. She...

1308 is in discussions with community organizations in Fauge, Jacmel, and Tabarre about potential future locations for an expanded kids music education program in Haiti. Classes in Tabarre are in transition; city officials were replaced without an election, city functions have been interrupted, and a...

Support Sweat Records, attend Sweatstock, and help 1308 Productions provide instruments to kids in Haiti! Sweat Records is hosting a fundraiser concert on Friday, March 13th at Churchill’s. There they will be collecting donations of instruments and other musical gear for the Novack School of Music,...

Allison Novack's aunt was a singer, her grandfather a bandleader and her older brother a pianist and guitarist. Allison has always been behind the scenes, ever since she and her older brother, Jason, co-founded 1308 Productions, a nonprofit organization dedicated to public service and music...

January 12 marked the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that left 220,000 people dead and another 300,000 injured in the Caribbean nation of Haiti. Despite humanitarian aid and efforts to help with rebuilding efforts, the country still faces a host of challenges. The Novack family of...

Speaking of hope, I’d like to thank 1308 Productions , a nonprofit music education advocacy and public service organization, for giving hope to a lot of children in poverty stricken Haitian towns. The organization, run by siblings Allison and Jason Novack, recently established a youth music...

Allison Novack meets Bruce Springsteen backstage at The Concert for Valor show on Veterans Day 2014, selfie in Washington DC. The show was an awesome display of appreciation for and pride in America's veterans. ...