Monday, March 28, 2011

Music to their ears

San Antonio area music students will receive a chance to make music that they might not have had otherwise. Local non-profit organization Music In The Schools is donating 35 musical instruments this week to local band, orchestra and Mariachi school programs.

Schools receiving donated instruments are:
McNair Middle School (South West ISD) – 2 Flutes, 1 Trumpet, 1 Xylophone
Jackson Middle School (Northeast ISD) – 1 French Horn
Stahl Elementary School (Northeast ISD) – 5 Guitars, 1 Percussion Kit
Foster Elementary School (San Antonio ISD) – 5 Keyboards
Boerne Middle School (Boerne ISD) – 1 Cello, 1 Violin
Wrenn Middle School (Edgewood ISD) – 2 Trombones, 1 Alto Saxophone
Harlandale Middle School (Harlandale ISD) – 1 Flute, 2 Trumpets
Harris Academy (San Antonio ISD) – 1 Trumpet, 3 Clarinets
Ed White Middle School (Northeast ISD) – 2 Trumpets
D’Hanis High School (D’Hanis ISD) – 2 Clarinets
Irving Academy (San Antonio ISD) – 3 Trumpets

Area public school music teachers have requested over 480 musical instruments for their music programs. Music In The Schools is working to collect new and used instruments from the community and distribute to young musicians. All instrument repairs are courtesy of Alamo Music Center.
Contact Music In The Schools at 210-386-8065 or

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