Kidznotes Students Take A Stand!

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Kidznotes students Alan Cota-Leja (Percussionist),  Kiarra Truitt-Martin (Violist), and Marcus Gee (Cellist) have been selected to participate in the National Take A Stand Festival Orchestra at Bard College in New York, August 16th – 20th. Take A Stand is an El Sistema program developed by Bard College and the Los Angeles Philharmonic that aims to change… Read more »

2016 Summer Concert Dates

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Our 2016 Summer Concerts Have Been Announced!  Mark Your Calendars… Raleigh 87 students performing, representing the following schools: East Garner Elementary Walnut Creek Elementary Poe Magnet Elementary PAVE Academy When:  Friday, July 15th at 1:30pm Where:  East Garner Elementary School   Durham 109 students performing, representing the following schools: Brogden Middle School Burton Elementary Cairo American… Read more »

Durham Inducts Cerelyn “CJ” Davis

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Kidznotes is very proud to be a part of the celebration tonight as Durham inducts our first female, African American Chief of Police:  Cerelyn “CJ” Davis. Won’t you join us as we welcome her and honor her achievement? When:  6pm – 7pm Where: The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan Street Durham, NC  27701

Our Impact

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You’ve heard us talk about the very real impact that orchestral music instruction has on the children in our program. Learn more and see the numbers on Our Impact, a PDF file reflecting on Kidznotes’ students and how their discipline in music translates into success elsewhere.  

Band Together Raises Over $1 MILLION for Kidznotes

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  Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has become the largest charitable music event in the Southeast since its inception in 2001. Including this past weekend’s event, the organization has more than $6.5 million for the Triangle community to date. Progressive bluegrass band Trampled By… Read more »

Our Parent Campaign (English)

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Have you wondered how, as a parent, you can help to support Kidznotes? We have setup a Parent Campaign that allows you to directly impact the work that we do every day to strengthen the communities we serve.  We couldn’t do it without you!   View or Print the Levels of Giving  

Kidznotes Application Forms

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Apply Now for the 2016-17 School Year! Complete and Submit Your Form Online Una Solicitud Completa incluye: 1 ) Aplicación de Padres / Compromiso de Padres 2 ) Recomendación del maestro (sólo es necesario para los nuevos estudiantes) Click para bajar 3 ) Asistir a una reunión informativa para padres. (Fechas seran comunicados para finales… Read more »

Profile on Erica Leavell

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Cellist, Erica Leavell, has been teaching at Kidznotes since 2015. For the past year her students have made amazing progress.  Not only have they shown remarkable improvements in areas like note reading and cello technique, they have also grown as individuals and developed a greater sense of musical independence.  Each day they bring an enthusiasm and eagerness to learn new things and… Read more »

We Need You to #NameOurFilm!

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Kidznotes Documentary Short Film #NameOurFilm CONTEST The Short Documentary, produced by Footpath Pictures, illustrates the impact orchestral music instruction has on the children we serve and their communities, and drives home how important a strong work ethic and pride of achievement are in these students’ lives.  Music instruction is about so much more than practice and recital;… Read more »