We successfully lobbied DC City Council for $250,000 for 2005 DCPS summer music programs at 12 sites.
We helped Bell Multicultural H.S. get $50,000 for its music department.
INSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE:
We provided over 15,000 public school children from over 50 schools
and 4 out of school programs with ongoing or one-time instructional programs.
We provided over 40 professional development workshops for DCPS teachers
in recorder methodology and how to incorporate music into curricula.
We distributed over 125 donated instruments, plus uniforms and instructional materials to DC schools.
We presented 53 free Music Around the World programs in 11 DC public libraries and other venues.
We produced 11 program that are aired multiple times monthly on D.C.TV.
We formed partnership with the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum and Center for African-American History and Culture
and the American University for Banding Together Then and Now,
a project to document the role of DC bands in their "glory days" as compared to the present.