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January News: Milwaukee School in Ghana, Boston Symphony Academy, Community Drumming Classes

Community drumming at Trinity Church.

Our January newsletter went out this past Wednesday and includes resources for educators, upcoming events, and other exciting news.  This month: projects at University School of Milwaukee, The Boston Symphony Orchestra Academy School, and community drumming classes at New England Conservatory and Trinity Church.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Launches Academy School Initiative

With art and music on the chopping block in even well-to-do school districts like Belmont, MA, the prospects for school-based arts education look dim — that is, unless and until the arts finally take their rightful place at the table with the other core subjects.  In the meantime, the non-profit sector will fill in as best it can, and in the process hopefully produce best practices for teaching and learning that will help move the field of arts education forward.

I am thrilled that ThisWorldMusic is a part of one such effort.  Launched in 2010, The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Academy Initiative is a program that READ MORE