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Music Education to Enhance School Performance for Los Angeles Youth-At-Risk

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $24,681)

Art in the Park will expand the Lalo Guerrero School of Music program to 60 children age 9-16 in Northeast Los Angeles. The primary goal is to decrease the community high school drop out rate. The project activities include 1) college counseling sessions and career education; 2) music classes in twelve different areas including individual instruments, choir, song composition, and rock band ensemble; and 3) weekly private instruction. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 29, 2006