With its new Generation Next Education Initiative, the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is expanding their educational reach, a key component of its mission.
The exploration of orchestral repertoire is not typically at the forefront of elementary students’ minds, but for a year about 7,000 students in the San Antonio area will carry a soprano recorder in their backpacks.
This weekend, as part of the Texas embassy, San Antonio will be inaugurated into the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland or KREV— and this is not a reference to Game of Thrones.
At Maverick Elementary School, we rock – literally and figuratively. Our students, in kindergarten through fifth grades, are learning to play acoustic guitar through a program launched at our campus last year.
As the daughter of a police officer might aspire to follow in her parent’s footsteps of civil service or the son of a teacher might dream of entering the realm of education, Ken Freudigman always imagined someday taking up the family business common to his parents and both sets of grandparents: music.
About 100 listeners were treated to a display of technical prowess and emotional sensitivity from a New York duo with San Antonio roots on Sunday at a special event sponsored by Musical Bridges Around the World at Gallery Nord in Castle Hills.
“I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.”
― Tupac Shakur
We all hear about the growing body of research showing a direct link between studying music and higher scores on standardized tests for reading and math. These Studies show that music training improves cognition, motivation, attention, memory, and other developmental benefits.
When their son James was in 8th grade, Jeffrey and Anne King were facing a dilemma.
Music is a language unto itself, capable of inspiring people and joining them together.
Steve Zeserman is a big, passionate man.