Take What You Need

How do I bring Take What You Need to my community?

Take What You Need has been performed in jails, homeless shelters, churches, support groups and many other community organizations. We invite you to visit our Downloads section to find the music that best fits your performers. Scores and parts are all available for FREE download on our site.

What if I don't have the necessary performers?

All of the existing arrangements of Take What You Need are currently available in our Downloads section. We regularly add arrangements for different ensembles, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for, please feel free to drop us a line through our Contact Form.

Can I use Take What You Need without live musicians?

Yes! We also offer a download of the full studio recording, without any speaking, in our Downloads section. You can sing along with the choruses, and use the interludes in any way that feels right to you.

Can I make my own arrangement of Take What You Need?

Yes! Take What You Need is licensed under Creative Commons, so if you’d like to make your own arrangement, please do! We ask that you license your arrangement accordingly: under “composer”, list “Reena Esmail/arr. (your name)”, and at the bottom of the score, list the copyright as “This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License / a project of Street Symphony.”

Please send us your arrangement! We would love to see it, and perhaps even request your permission to offer it to others through our site.

Do I need permission to use Take What You Need?

Not at all! Take What You Need is completely FREE for you to download and use.

We would love to know how Take What You Need has impacted your community. Please stay in touch with by Sharing Your Story.

Is Street Symphony available to help us?

Yes! You can send us questions through the Contact Form.

If you would like Street Symphony to visit your community and help facilitate your collaboration, we are happy to discuss that with you as well. Please Contact Us to request a visit.