String Instrument Training for Minority Students


Organization: Project STEP
Project STEP (String Training and Educational Program) identifies under-resourced, young minority students with exceptional musical talent, and gives them means to reach their potential.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
Boston, Massachusetts
Who Benefits from Support:
This year, 48 Black and Latino students from the Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan neighborhoods in Boston will participate in Project STEP.
Fast Fact:
Lauren, a 13 year old Project STEP violist, got to play on stage with Yo-Yo Ma and Lynn Chang at Duval Patrick’s inaugural ball!
Raised: $126
Needed: $17,874

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    Posted by SundanceSundance on 05 May 2009
    Music reflecrting diversity - a perfect complement. What could be more diverse than music?
  • Replies:
    • Posted by Admin on 28 Aug 2009
      Not much. Maybe visual art. I agree that it is powerful.
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    • Posted by SunWorks SunWorks on 17 Aug 2009
      It's so important to support the arts as many public schools cut them out of their budgets.
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