It’s a week to celebrate the transformative power of the arts in education. Here at Arts for Learning Virginia, we served more than 78,000 students during 2019/2020. We’ve collected thoughts from some of those we’ve impacted plus from some of our talented artists. Enjoy! Strings Impact Mila Stith, student violinist, Portsmouth Public Schools: “I liked […]
The American Jazz Ensemble has been entertaining school audiences with Arts for Learning for over 30 years. In its present configuration, this talented trio correlates musical concepts with the Virginia Standards of Learning objectives in three different presentations for students: Math and Music, The American Dream: Jazz in America, and Nouns, Verbs, and Music. These educational programs involve students in musical activities that enhance their music awareness while also reinforcing learning objectives in math, social studies, and language.