Announcements


Atlee/Chickahominy Fall Concert

posted Oct 22, 2015, 4:30 AM by Ethan Cruikshank

October 29 at 7:00 pm Atlee High School Auditorium 

Article about benefits of music education in elementary school

posted Sep 8, 2015, 2:13 PM by Ethan Cruikshank   [ updated Sep 8, 2015, 2:20 PM ]

Please read this article if you need anymore positive reasons to learn how to play an instrument!

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/22/unpacking-the-science-how-playing-music-changes-the-learning-brain/

Mark Wood visits Atlee High School

posted May 7, 2015, 5:36 PM by Ethan Cruikshank

Help support the Atlee Orchestra - WORLD-RENOWNED ELECTRIC VIOLINIST MARK WOOD, formerly of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, is coming to Atlee! Mark Wood will be performing with AHS & CMS students on Tuesday JUNE 2nd at 7:00 pm in the ATLEE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Tickets $12/each and all proceeds will benefit the music education programs at Atlee & CMS. 

YSA ABC Summer of Service Award

posted Sep 10, 2014, 5:35 PM by Ethan Cruikshank

I was recently selected to receive the Youth Service America Summer of Service Award. This monetary award will allow me to enrich the Music To My Ears program by offering practice instruments to those students that do not have access to one!  

Free concert at the Carpenter Theatre!

posted May 14, 2014, 5:39 PM by Ethan Cruikshank

The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra is performing on Sunday the 18th at 7 pm. Several Kings Charter kids will be playing with them.

generationOn and the Hasbro Children's Fund announce 2014 Hasbro Community Action Heroes

posted May 14, 2014, 6:04 AM by Ethan Cruikshank   [ updated May 14, 2014, 5:49 PM ]

Congratulations to the six extraordinary young people selected as the 2014 Hasbro Community Action Heroes! These ‪#‎HasbroHeroes‬ will be honored Thursday night at the ‪#‎genOnBenefit‬ in NYC. Full bios here http://generationon.org/teens/meet/hasbro-community-action-heroes/2014

Local students play in Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra

posted Sep 18, 2013, 4:05 PM by Ethan Cruikshank

The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra will be playing side-by-side with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra for free at 7 pm on Tuesday, November 12th, at the Carpenter Theatre. Two Kings Charter high school students, Johnny Willing & Sean Simmons will be performing with them. Please come out and see a great performance. Sean is a Music To My Ears instructor. 

Cool Spring Baptist Church hosting summer music camp

posted Jul 13, 2013, 6:26 PM by Ethan Cruikshank   [ updated Jul 13, 2013, 6:29 PM ]

SMAK (Summer Music Activities for Kids)

SMAK
July 22 is the last day to register and pay. 
SMAK will take place at Cool Spring the week of August 12-16 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. All children age kindergarten through grade 5 will be eligible to sign up for SMAK. Please e-mail Linda McNally at lmcnally@coolspring.org  for additional information. The cost for SMAK is as follows:

$50 - 1 child
$80 - 2 children
$100 - 3 or more children total per family

Jefferson Awards, Youth Service Challenge recognition

posted Jun 9, 2013, 7:36 AM by Ethan Cruikshank   [ updated Jun 9, 2013, 7:41 AM ]

I had very exciting news this week. Music To My Ears won a national award! The prestigious Jefferson Awards, Youth Service Challenge, named Music To My Ears a national winner in the education and literacy category. There were 3700 nominees and the top 3 in 9 categories received national recognition. You may read more here.

Maryland Chapter Spring Recital

posted Feb 11, 2013, 6:44 PM by Ethan Cruikshank

The Students and Teachers of the Maryland chapter of Music To My Ears will present a Spring Recital 

Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 1:00
Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
6909 Maryland Avenue
Braddock Heights, Maryland

See the attached poster for full details.

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