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Eisenhower Science and Technology Leadership Academy and Stewart Middle School selected to receive the 2019-2020 Artist in Residence program from Arts Montco, Musicopia, and MCIU

We are happy to inform you that Eisenhower Science and Technology Leadership Academy and Stewart Middle School were selected to receive the 2019-2020 Artist in Residence program from Arts Montco, Musicopia, and MCIU.

This program will provide a 10-week artist in residence program featuring:

· An opening assembly of one to three musicians, with discussion of career pathways within the music industry, and importance of arts and music in the social, emotional, and intellectual development of youth and young adults.

· An eight-week (one afternoon a week for 90-minutes) ensemble for 5-15 students. Students will learn about musical instruments, review basic techniques, play music, and work to appreciate the joy of being part of a musical ensemble. Instruments used during the eight-week period by student participants will be donated by Musicopia.

· A closing assembly featuring the artist(s) in residence, student participants, and a music and/or art teacher describing school and community art and music opportunities for middle and high school students (clubs, jazz band, orchestra, marching band, theater, musicals, etc.). Arts Montco opportunities will also be featured.