Thanks to a very generous grant by the United Way of South Hampton Roads, we’re pleased to announce we’re providing special performances and literacy-based arts programming to the children of service men and women at the Armed Services YMCA in Virginia Beach. It feels so good for our artists to be working directly with students […]
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.