Tag: Music Education
The Keep Music Rockin’ Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of students by raising and promoting awareness of the importance of having quality music education in schools and, further, by providing the financial support needed to ensure that this quality musical education continues and thrives throughout the San Leandro Unified School District. A decade ago, […]
In 2002, David Wish, a Bay Area school teacher, became frustrated about the state of music education in the public schools and decided to do something about it. He approached the Rex Foundation for a seed grant for what became Little Kids Rock. Today the organization is the nationâ€™s leading nonprofit provider of instrumental music education in the nationâ€™s public schools.
<p><img class="alignleft" style="margin: 5px; float: left;" src="https://rexfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/lkr9.jpg" alt="" height="100" />The sad state of music and arts education in most of America's schools, especially the public ones, is an oft-told tale. In 1996, a Bay Area teacher decided to do something about it. What began with scrounged instruments and after-school lessons for his students is now Little Kids Rock.</p>