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So many questions, so little time…

School is back in session and it's time to start thinking about extracurricular options. As you consider whether to enroll in our afterschool class (currently available at Sarah Smith and Jackson elementaries), below I have compiled some general information and answers to common questions. When/where is the class held? At the Jackson Main Campus, classes... Continue Reading →

Summer lessons

School's out and I'm sure your kids are enjoying their summer...hiking, biking, swimming, and most importantly NO homework! But instead, you may be equally worried about your childrens' "summer slide," the term parents and teachers give to the loss of valuable momentum of learning they created during the school year. What’s the solution, you’re wondering?... Continue Reading →

So proud to introduce you to our new logo! I'm ever grateful to a dear friend and colleague, Blake Stewart, for his clean and fun design. Having been lucky to have had a career in both music and marketing, I have worked with some amazing designers and knew years ago Blake would be the perfect... Continue Reading →

To be or not to be…Yo-Yo Ma

It was so exciting to welcome our first KidStrings students this week at Jackson and Sarah Smith Elementary! On Monday, I got started with some great kids at Jackson. On a hunch that the students didn't yet have their instruments (due to Atlanta's crazy winter weather last weekend it was hard to do much of... Continue Reading →

Which instrument should I play?

We often are asked how to go about choosing the best instrument for your child. It's a great question, and of course we have an answer! Dr. Robert Cutietta, Dean at the USC Thornton School of Music (and my former boss!), actually does the best job of it here: Helping Your Child Choose the Right... Continue Reading →

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