Flynn dance instructor teaches on-your-game art
Words Come Alive! curriculum has school teachers learning hip-hop steps
Lois Trombley, a Burlington dancer and choreographer, shows teachers at the Integrated Arts Academy some hip-hop dance moves. / SALLY POLLAK/FREE PRESS
August 28, 2013 7-Days piece on one our partners, the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival. Click here for the whole story and read the IAA related excerpt below:
Woos’ job now is to shape the next five years, plans for which include expanding the ONE (Old North End) Strings program at the Integrated Arts Academy at H.O. Wheeler School in Burlington. Partnering with several area organizations, LCCMF introduced a pilot program last spring to start all fourth graders on violin at the school. The program integrated lessons into the school day, eliminating a major barrier to access for many students. Thanks to the Vermont Community Foundation and donors, the program will now operate during two of the school’s trimesters.
Read here about parents in Boston and how important the arts in education is to them.