The Shenandoah Valley Academy Orchestra performed its first concert of the year this last weekend including the first public appearance of the beautiful bass that SVA received from a grant from the Classics for Kids Foundation. The kids did a great job and the bass sounded fantastic!
Students from Russell Elementary School in Dorchester, MA perform at Community Music Center of Boston’s annual StringFest on June 3. StringFest invites students from 3 inner city schools with whom the Music Center has partnerships with, to come together for masterclasses and performances at the Music Center. The violin students are playing Classics for Kids […]
Meet some of the Pride Academy students who are learning to play the violin.
Dear CFKF, KEYS extends our heartfelt thanks to the Classics for Kids Foundation for your support of our KEYS music program, through the grant of violins that we received last year. I wanted to share some news about the recent KEYS Orchestra performance in Carnegie Hall. The performance was last Tuesday, May 3rd, and […]
Today the MAPS strings played in public for the first time, including some of the instruments from the grant. It was for me the realization of a dream. It may not have been the most flawless performance ever but it was MUSIC and it was GOOD.
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 […]