Norfolk-based artist Matt Harrison is new to the Arts for Learning roster this year, teaching a popular workshop called “Make Comics Now.” Matt comes from a teaching family—his parents are retired elementary school teachers and his wife is a middle school English teacher, and he says conversations about classroom theory and its practical applications have […]
Multi-instrumentalist and roots musician Curtis Blues is a talented musician and educator. His performances keep the tradition of acoustic American roots music alive, and demonstrate for students the origins of modern rock and hip-hop music. Curtis has been playing Delta Blues since he was fourteen years old, when he was exposed to some of the last living Delta Blues masters at folk festivals. Curtis has recorded three critically acclaimed CDs and performs at Blues festivals and schools in an effort to pass this precious music down to the next generation.
Curtis Blues is a touring artist from Arlington, VA. Please contact Michelle Newcomb, School Relationship Coordinator, at 757-961-3737 to discuss tour availability!
2019 – 2020 Tour Dates:
10/14/19 – 10/18/19
4/20/20 – 4/24/20 (Special Earth Day Tour!)
What is a tour? A tour is a set number of programs (3-10) scheduled within a specific time span (2-5 days) and within a specific region. Tours are subject to change or cancellation if the minimum number of programs and/or dates are not met.
All tour pricing is subject to change based on number of programs, travel distance, hotel stays, and meals. Please contact Michelle Newcomb, School Relationship Coordinator, at 757-961-3737 if you have any questions.
Curtis had great rapport, energy, enthusiasm, and a love for his subject. He connected with both students and teachers. He exhibited great knowledge of his subject and made connections with contemporary genres. He had good audience control.
~ Jane, Teacher, Gilman School Lower