FY02 Arts Learning

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, $7,500
To support the Symphony to School program. Components include Ensembles in the Classroom, multidisciplinary classroom activities and a youth concert.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (consortium), $70,000
To support expansion of the Arts Excel curriculum program for grades K-12. The program includes school observations, classroom presentations, planning sessions with teachers, implementation workshops to review curriculum and program distribution. Consortium partner is the Baltimore City Public School System.

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, $7,500
To support Classroom Symphony, a string instruction program and expansion of after-school community outreach activities. The program includes student training, development of teacher orientation materials, in- and after-school workshops, concert trips and a spring concert.

Columbus Symphony Orchestra, $25,000
To support The Holocaust: An Artist's Perspective. Project components include a concert, teacher seminar, classroom visits, a student-produced video documentary and an archival exhibit.

Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, $5,500
To support the orchestra's educational activities. The project will include youth concerts, professional development, curriculum development and school visits by musicians.

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, $10,000
To support music education activities in classroom settings and non-academic venues. Components include Discovery and Youth Concerts, open rehearsals, an instrument petting zoo, performance opportunities for youth, an Arts Technology Partners Lab program, musical coaching and music residencies.

Minnesota Orchestra, $65,000
To support Kinder Konzerts, the Adopt-a-School program and Young People's Concerts. The program includes commission of a new work to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kinder Konzerts, strengthened musician training, development of new curriculum and ticket subsidies and commission of a new work in collaboration with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Mobile Symphony, $7,500
To support Preludes. This music program provides basic music education in nine elementary schools.

North Carolina Symphony, $50,000
To support an in-school educational concert program and a workshop for elementary school music teachers from communities throughout the state. In 2002-03, all 64 full-time musicians of the North Carolina Symphony will travel more than 18,000 miles to perform up to 60 educational concerts.

Omaha Symphony (consortium), $40,000
To support a pilot Residency Partnership Program. The program will offer specially developed, curriculum-based presentations in local schools and on-site residencies supported by the Nebraska Distance Learning Network. The consortium partner is the Omaha Public School System.

Pacific Symphony Orchestra, $60,000
To support Class Act. The music education program provides both arts instruction and performance directly to all grade levels of 40 elementary and middle schools.

Pasadena Symphony Association, $25,000
To support four music education programs: TEMPO!, Musical Circus, the Mentor Program and the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra & Prelude Strings. These programs provide music-infused curriculum, professional development for teachers, beginning and advanced music lessons with professional musicians and performance opportunities for underserved children.

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, $60,000
To support the Artistic Development Program. In this program designed to enhance the artistic growth of Youth Orchestra members, youth participate in personalized coaching, master classes, apprenticeships, mentorships and specialized training in chamber music, instrument care and auditioning.

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras, $7,500
To support the Marrowstone Music Festival. Founded in 1943, this three-week residential summer music program provides orchestral and chamber music instruction for youth through master classes, rehearsals and performances with a nationally and internationally acclaimed artist-faculty.

Spokane Symphony, $7,500
To support expansion of Symphony Ensembles for Education. The project will send four ensembles into area elementary schools and juvenile correctional facilities to perform interactive concerts that center around a musical theme or situation.

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, $10,000
To support Simply Symphonic. This integrated elementary school music education program is provided free to fifth grade students in Pierce County public and private schools.

Related grants


Cultural Education Collaborative (consortium), $90,000 Cultural Education Collaborative (consortium), $90,000
To support a professional development collaborative focused on the design and implementation of an arts-infused curriculum and professional development of teachers, artists, school administrators and arts organizations. Consortium members include the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte Symphony, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Afro-American Cultural Center, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Mint Museum of Art, Museum of the New South and the Light Factory.

New England Conservatory (consortium), $60,000
To support a National Consortium for Music-in-Education. The consortium will develop new resources and cross-institutional capacities for sharing proven and promising practices among leading arts in education organizations. Consortium members include the Chicago Arts Partners in Education, the Kenan Institute for the Arts Foundation and Metropolitan Opera Guild.

Strings for Schools, $12,500

To support an ongoing music education/exposure program for K-12 students. The project includes development and implementation of sequential learning activities to introduce students to traditional and multiethnic musical genres.