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Mar Vista Music & Art Walk

It has become a mantra in education that No Child Left Behind, with its pressure to boost test scores, has reduced classroom time devoted to the humanities (and science, social studies, and every little thing else apart from reading and math). Evidence helps this rivalry — we’ll get to the statistics in a minute — but the actuality is extra complex. Arts training has been slipping for more than three a long time, the result of tight budgets, an ever-rising record of state mandates which have crammed the classroom curriculum, and a public sense that the arts are pretty however not important. Our students are educated through inspiration, demostration and efficiency to deliver out. Many of our Music Department programs also emphasize the collaborative nature of music where you’ll be paired with fellow students to create Rock Bands, Jazz, Pop, or Percussion Ensembles, Classical String Quartets, or even Piano Trios.… Read More