Music program gives hand-on classical music experience to students

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VENICE – During the recent recession, when budget cuts hit Suncoast schools, a wave of fear went through many local educators and parents, afraid officials would drop music and arts classes in an effort to save money.

LV Johnston‘s insight:

The age old issue of how to capture the attention of youngsters with all the competing sources can be seen clearly… put a real instrument in their hands… let them see how easy it is to make sound… doesn’t matter if it’s a ‘cello, bagpipe or guitar. It will allow them to connect with that same instinctive element that has driven people the world over to create music for generations.

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