About Us


We Are SEMM Foundation




SEMM Foundation
is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting music education, entertainment and broadcast media services in Central Ohio.


Under the SEMM Foundation banner are three distinct organizations, SEMM Music Academy, Jazz 98.5 FM Radio Station and SEMM Rehearsal Studios.




Our Mission

The mission of SEMM Foundation is to keep the art of jazz music alive through education, promotion and support to our students, community, musicians, venues, listeners and supporters.

Our Role

The role of SEMM Foundation is to provide financial support and governance to the divisions that provide services to the students and community to which our organization is committed in supporting music related education and the arts.