Category: News

Excited about learning to play an instrument!

Testimonies from ArtPlus’s Project Harmony Program: Jessica Lindsey, Project Harmony Lead Winds Instructor: “Project Harmony at West Sugar Creek is on its way to becoming a full-fledged symphony orchestra! Right now we are a group young people who are excited about learning to play an instrument and learning to work together as musicians. Especially […]

Neighborhood Strings make music together

Neighborhood Strings is an El-Sistema inspired, community-based program of the Worcester Chamber Music Society (WCMS) that offers free music lessons in violin, viola and cello to youth from Worcester’s Downtown and Main South neighborhoods. The program provides affordable, high-quality arts education, fosters family involvement, and is open and accessible to the neighborhoods. Youth learn to […]

Southern Dallas Residency

Highlights from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s new program, Young Musicians, as part of the organization’s Southern Dallas Residency. VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: Young Musicians performing with DSO Musicians at our recent Annual Meeting VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: Young Musicians Program Summer Camps In Dallas, the ultimate goal of Young Musicians is to provide every student in Southern Dallas, […]

Excited to be learning!

From the Vanderveer Park Program:  “Thanks to the Classics for Kids Foundation, we were able to start our new violin/strings program in May 2019.  We now have six students who participate in a group lesson on Saturdays.  They love it and are excited to be learning a new instrument.  There are also four children on […]

2019 3rd Quarter Grants

Congratulations to our 3rd quarter grant recipients: Boston After-School Music: This after-school general music program in an economically and socially challenged area is adding strings to give the kids there grades 4-5 more ways to experience music. There is currently no music offered in this system during the school day. The student population is 90% […]