The Blackwing Foundation is proud to announce we have reached an agreement with the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) to collaborate in a pilot project to develop and implement a new 3 year arts curriculum at two local schools beginning in the 2017/18 Academic year. The collaboration will focus on 3rd-5th grade students and build upon the SJCOE’s successful Artists in Schools program which brings in local professional artists to teach students a 4 to 8 weeks course in topics related to their individual specialties.
On October 23rd the Blackwing Foundation was pleased to collaborate with local Oakville, CA musician Willie Tea Taylor at his recent Album Release Concert at the Gallo Center for the Performing Arts in Modesto, CA. The proceeds of the concert are earmarked to support Blackwing Foundation arts and music educational initiatives within California’s Central Valley Region.
October 13th marked the inaugural teacher training workshop by Little Kids Rock for teachers from Stockton’s Elmwood School who will be integrating the exciting Modern Band curriculum at their school in Stockton, California.
Blackwing Foundation is proud to announce that it has established a new partnership with Little Kids Rock to support adoption of their Modern Band Program.
Blacwking Foundation is proud to announce that it’s “inaugural” music education project the Ignite the Arts Tour featuring the internationally renowned Christian Tamburr Jazz Quintet has just completed it’s 19 city tour. The tour impacted over 2000 high school music students with a unique series of workshops and evening benefit concerts supporting each school’s music […]