Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Citizen Musician's Brigade

A couple of years ago Yo Yo Ma and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra launched a community service initiative entitled Citizen Musicians' Brigade.  The premise of the initiative is to...

How about I just let Yo Yo Ma share with you what the Citizen Musicians' Brigade is all about via the link below:

Yo Yo Ma Discusses Citizen Musicians' Brigade

At Northside Prep, members of the Tri M Honor Society must complete an individual service learning project and submit a blog entry detailing the experience.  Check out some of this year's projects via the link below:

Northside Prep Tri M Honor Society Service Learning Projects

Serving the community, both locally and globally, is what an upstanding citizen does.  Musicians and artists in general tend to be compassionate beings who are committed to doing their part to create a better world.  By creating and sharing art with others, a select group of student musicians at Northside Prep are beginning to do their part in caring for their communities.  My hope is they continue to dedicate their musical gifts to those who might benefit from their kindness and compassion.

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