FY06 Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth
Brooklyn Philharmonic, $20,000
To support the School Residency Initiative. The program will provide 12 weeks of music education programs for elementary school students, professional development for teachers, workshops, demonstrations, and field trips.
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (consortium), $30,000
To support a consortium project titled School Partners with Artists Reaching Kids. Musicians will join classroom teachers from Kettering School District's elementary schools to create lesson plans that incorporate music concepts into classroom curricula.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, $55,000
To support music education activities at the new Detroit School of the Arts. Students will receive year-round music activities, performances, and coaching opportunities.
Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, $45,000
To support the Incentive Community Program. Components of the project include weekly music lessons, ensemble classes, and instrument rental for inner-city and minority youth.
Hawaii Youth Symphony, $20,000
To support the Symphonic Orchestra Program. Orchestra students from the Hawaiian Islands are brought to Honolulu to rehearse and subsequently perform in one of three youth orchestras.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, $20,000
To support continuation of the School Partner Program. The professional development project provides Indianapolis public school teachers with the training and skills necessary to teach an arts-integrated curriculum, and it supplies the resources necessary to implement the program for students in kindergarten to 5th grade.
Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, $20,000
To support A Patchwork of Culture: Exploring the Sephardic-Latino Connection. The program is designed to teach students in the 3rd to 5th grades about the similarities and differences between Sephardic and Latin American music.
Los Angeles Philharmonic (consortium), $20,000
To support the Community Partnership Project, a consortium project. With the Byzantine-Latino Quarter Foundation Community Center, the orchestra's education staff and musicians will teach classroom and after-school lessons in music appreciation and instrumental performance in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, $15,000
To support the Progressions program. The after-school scholarship program will provide hands-on music training and orchestral music experience to predominantly African American and Latino students in the 3rd and 4th grade.
New York Philharmonic (consortium), $50,000
To support the School Partnership Program, a consortium project between the New York Philharmonic and the New York City Department of Education. Students in the 2nd to 5th grade will attend workshops held by trained teaching artists.
New York Youth Symphony, $20,000
To support Making Score. The project will consist of a series of educational courses designed to introduce aspiring young composers to fundamental principles of musical composition.
Portland Youth Philharmonic, $20,000
To support an orchestral training program. Refinements to the existing program will include the addition of wind ensemble opportunities, advanced music theory courses, and community master classes.
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, $50,000
To support the Artist Development Program. Designed to complement the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra's core program of weekly rehearsals and concert performances, the program will provide students with coaching, apprenticeship, mentorships, and specialized training in chamber music, instrument care, and auditioning techniques.
RELATED LEARNING IN THE ARTS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH GRANTS
Alamo Community College District/ St. Phillip's College, $10,000
To support the Academy of Fine Arts. St. Phillip's College arts faculty, San Antonio Symphony musicians, and other professional artists will give weekend and summer classes in music, theater, and visual arts for middle and high school students.
American Composers Forum (consortium), $45,000
To support a consortium project titled Composer Apprentice National Outreach Endeavor. In partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Commission, Native American composers Brent Michael Davis and Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate and music educator Elizabeth Jaakola will teach orchestration and choral arranging to Native American students in Denver.
Carnegie Hall (consortium), $65,000
To support a consortium project titled LinkUP! Classroom teachers whose schools are administered by the New York Department of Education will use a curriculum designed to teach their students basic music concepts, including how to read and write music notation, compose and perform works, and appreciate the concerts they will attend at Carnegie Hall.
Midori & Friends, $35,000
To support Adventures in Making Music and the Adventure Concert Series. The program will offer free, twice-weekly instruction in woodwind, brass, percussion, and violin to inner-city youth.
Project STEP, $24,000
To support the String Training and Educational Program. The project will prepare gifted African American and Latino children, ages 6 to 18, for careers in classical music as soloists, teachers, and orchestra members.
Settlement Music School, $40,000
To support the Advanced Study Program. The tuition-free program provides students with pre-professional music training through individual study classes, collaborative efforts with professional musicians and composers, and performance opportunities.
University of Rochester, $10,000
To support Eastman Pathways. The program offers music lessons and performance opportunities for urban youth at the Eastman Community Music School.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, $30,000
To support the Community Strings Partnership, a collaborative effort between the Strings Pedagogy program and the Latino Arts Strings program. The sequential, after-school music project will engage students, ages six to 18, in the weekly study of their selected instrument for as many as 44 weeks.