Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis lead a discussion with Florida State University students on how music, story, and poetry can strengthen people’s sense of connection with, or at times separation from, the landscape that surrounds them during their work, play and life. Together participates explored the relationship between people and their environment. Students enjoyed hearing Julies’ personal journey […]

Shana Tucker – Pineview Elementary School

At Pineview Elementary School, Shana Tucker educated and inspire future artists through a performance-driven workshop. She introduced students to the most common practices of songwriting by having students create songs based off their favorite subjects like Math and Science. Students learned the essential elements of a song (verse, chorus/hook, bridge, intro, outro), and received the […]

The Slocan Ramblers

The Slocan Ramblers are passionate educators and bring as much enthusiasm for sharing their love of acoustic roots music with students as they do to their live show. Experienced teachers and attendees of one of Canada’s finest music schools—Toronto’s Humber College—the Slocan Ramblers hosted a special in-school performance for Leon High School body students while […]

Hiplet Ballerinas

Hiplet Ballerinas delivered a private performance for more than 1,200 Leon County School students in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall the morning of the company’s public performance. With the perfect blend of classical dance and modern music and movement, students were able to appreciate the art of ballet while being surrounded by familiar sounds and songs […]

Matt Dusk

Matt Dusk visited Florida A&M University’s campus to offer a music industry lecture to students studying in the Institute of Music Research and Music Industries Studies Department. Matt discussed how he is creating his future in music while also providing real-life insight to others who are working towards achieving successful and meaningful careers in the […]

Arts integration aims to ‘make learning come alive’

Leading the workshop was Emily Smith, a national teaching artist from Focus 5, Inc., an organization offering arts integration training and consulting. (Photo: Amanda Thompson) When the final bell rings on the last day of school, students and teachers alike are ready for a break. For most kids, that means snow cones and bathing suits. For […]

The Second City

Students from the FSU School of Theatre and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship gained new skills in the art of improv from members of The Second City. The lessons taught during the workshop can be practiced in the day-to-day lives of business and theatre majors alike, making our students fearless for future auditions and […]

DakhaBrakha

All the way from the Ukraine, DakhaBrakha performed for more than 400 Lincoln High School students the morning after their dazzling performance in Rudy Diamond Concert Hall. This school performance was possible through the support of AT&T. Students were dancing in their seats and gave the group multiple standing ovations. DakhaBrakha provided an engaging performance […]