Fourth Graders support Albany Music Fund with their talents

Fourth graders Eli Jordan and Haley McCreery seem to know a thing or two about what it takes to support good music programs in schools. The Ocean View and Cornell students, who each play multiple instruments, took their talents to a popular street corner over the holidays, opened up a violin case and serenaded shoppers[…]

Concerts Galore this December

Student musicians all over Albany are tuning up to perform this month. A veritable feast of choral, concert band, jazz and orchestral concerts fill the calendar. All concerts start at 7 p.m. except afternoon performances. Enjoy! Dec 3 – Cornell Elementary School fourth-grade choir Dec 4- Marin Elementary School fourth grade choir Dec 5 – Marin[…]

Dear Friends of Music in the Albany Schools

 

We heard you!

You told us, loudly and clearly, how valuable the music program is to you and your students. You appreciate that music education is key to a studentʼs academic success, and you know the crucial role music plays in developing communicative, creative, and collaborative young people.

 

We responded.

This school year, in the face of huge budget cuts, weʼve made an enormous commitment to strengthening and supporting music in the Albany public schools. The Albany Music Fund pledged $65,000 to the school district, all of which will go directly to music education. In addition to supporting vocal music in the elementary schools, instrumental music in grades and instrumental & vocal music in grades 9-12, this money also pays for:

  • Instrumental music in grades 4-5
  • Vocal music in grades 6-8
  • Albany High Schoolʼs Rhythm Bound

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Get your gift wrap here

While elementary and middle school music students will no longer be selling gift wrap, you can still order your favorite wrapping paper and gift items through an easy to use online store.   Simply click the link below, pick out what you want and pay online with your Visa or MasterCard.   http://www.shoppingforyourschool.com   At[…]

AHS Alumni Concert – Sept 12

An Evening of Classical Music Featuring: – JONATHAN SANDBERG, Baritone – EMMA GAVENDA, Harpsichord – MARY LOW, Piano September 12, 2009 – 7:30pm St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, Palace Hall 2837 Claremont Blvd, Berkeley Tickets $25‐50 Sliding Scale http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/78 All Proceeds go to the Albany Music Fund