Student Evaluations Parental Evaluations Teacher Evaluations I feel happy when I play violin. My son is excited to go to class each week and practice. Our students become attached to their instruments, both immediately and over the course of working with them.
We have awarded numerous matching grants this year. The following were awarded in the first quarter: Adams, MA: Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter School serves mainly low-income families from rural areas in Berkshire County grades 6-11; they received matching support for 2 double basses. Austin, TX: Kealing Middle School received matching support for 2 violins […]
The students are loving the new violins. Now that they no longer have to share instruments, they are progressing significantly faster. —Janel K. Long, Music teacher and Arts Coordinator
December 2014 “Dear CFKF: Yesterday we had our very first orchestra concert using the instruments you allowed us to buy with your grant money. The stringed instruments you see in the picture came from you, and I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the incredible gift you have given […]
December 2014 “Dear CFKF: I hope you’re having a great start to the New Year. Bridge Boston had our concert this past December, and wanted to share with you some pictures! The students were so proud of themselves as they played as a violin and cello “orchestra” for the first time, and we couldn’t have […]
November 2014 “Yesterday was our first Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s concert this season, and I thought I’d pass along a picture of the debut performance! Our students graduated to their real instruments only a few weeks ago – they are holding the instruments from Classics for Kids in the back row of the rehearsal […]
May 5, 2014 || 05-09-2014 News Release “Strings at the Kroc Center” Kids Prepare for Inaugural Concert May 9, 2014: Kids in the new Strings at the Kroc Center program launched only in January through a partnership between the Salvation Army Kroc Center of Boston and the national Boston‐based Classics for Kids Foundation are tuning […]
For the past several years, CFKF has embarked on a large community project in Boston, MA where CFKF is based. We’ve given matching grants to many programs serving at-risk kids in the area, and have worked with them to evaluate the success of our partnerships. To date, over 15 programs and hundreds of kids have […]
April 19, 2014 Rachel Katz, from WWFM the Classical Network, interviews Michael Reynolds, Executive Director of CFKF. Listen to the webcast. The interview starts at minute 3:11.