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BCPS Turnaround Arts Program Students to Perform on Stage with Black Violin

Students perform with Black Violin

 

Students perform with Black Violin

 

WHO:

Students from Bethune Elementary School, Walker Elementary School and Black Violin

 

WHAT:

Students from Bethune Elementary and Walker Elementary will perform with award winning artist Black Violin as part of its Dreamers Dream event.

 

WHERE:

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Mary N Porter Riverview Ballroom

201 SW 5th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

 

WHEN:

Sunday, October 27, 2019, at 3:30 p.m.

 

WHY:

As part of the Kennedy Center’s Turnaround Arts program, Bethune Elementary and Walker Elementary students were selected to perform with Turnaround Arts artists and BCPS alumni, Black Violin. In September, the students had the opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. for the opening festival of REACH, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts facility expansion, and perform with Black Violin. Black Violin artists Kev Marcus and Wil B. were so impressed by the students’ performances, they invited the students to join them on stage again at their Dreamers Dream event this weekend.

 

The Turnaround Arts is a program of the Kennedy Center that transforms schools through the strategic use of the arts. For more information visit, turnaroundarts.kennedy-center.org/. For more information on Black Violin, visit turnaroundarts.kennedy-center.org/portfolio/black-violin/.

 

Dreamers Dream, hosted by the Black Violin Foundation is a fundraiser event, providing scholarships to youth who would like to continue their musical education through a program that fosters musical creativity and innovation. 

 

MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

 

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