With all the challenges Arts for Learning has faced in the past year, there’s one very positive side effect—thanks to virtual programming, our roster has expanded to include vibrant and culturally diverse artists who live in other parts of the United States. We’re especially excited about Chicago-based artist Karim Nagi joining our team. Karim is […]
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.