A Special Event: Black On Black

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 Join us for a special tour of this exhibit just for Kidznotes families!   ‘Black On Black’ This upcoming exhibition at VAE Raleigh features artists of color and curators of color.  Read more about the exhibit here. Kidznotes will host a snack and gathering opportunity for everyone who attends our special tour at Nash Square!  … Read more »

Volunteer Orientations 2016

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Would you like to become one of our Spectacular Volunteers? Come to one of our Volunteer Orientation sessions! You will receive a FREE T-SHIRT AND FOOD at the Durham Orientation. In both cities you will receive our immense gratitude and the joy that comes from being a part of the Kidznotes family. Fill out the online… Read more »

Kidznotes and the Sphinx Virtuosi 2016

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Sphinx Vurtuosi at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Kidznotes is thrilled to perform with the Sphinx Virtuosi, one of our nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras!   When:  Tuesday October 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm Please RSVP and get your Free Tickets here. This is a Free Community Concert SPONSORED BY Chamber Music Raleigh. Learn more about them at chambermusicraleigh.org!   Where:  Apex United Methodist… Read more »

Katie’s Morning with Chelsea Clinton

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My Morning with Chelsea Clinton Yesterday morning I sat at a table of brilliance. Hosted by e51 at HQ Raleigh; e51 was able to bring Chelsea to Raleigh after Heather McDougall wrote a letter to Hillary’s campaign describing the amazing work of women innovators in the Triangle. The panel featured Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the… Read more »

Kidznotes Benefit at Boxcar Raleigh

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Mark your calendars and tell your friends!   Boxcar in Raleigh is generously gifting 15% of proceeds on Wednesday, November 9th to Kidznotes! From 4pm – 12am, play games and hang out with friends all night long, knowing that you’re supporting under-served children in your community.  Be sure to raise a glass to music education and… Read more »

October 7th Kidznotes Launch Concert with NC Symphony

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Our 2016 Launch Concert with the NC Symphony will be at Meymandi Concert Hall

This October, North Carolina Symphony (NCS) launches its first annual Education Partners month in appreciation of its dozens of school and community collaborators across the state that prioritize the importance of music education. Events held throughout the month of October will highlight several of these partnerships—both enduring and new—creating opportunities for families, concertgoers, and students… Read more »

2016 Instrument Drive

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Kidznotes is announcing an Instrument Drive!  Kidznotes is looking for used instruments of all kinds, but especially percussion instruments (glockenspiels, snares, crash cymbals, drum sets, etc.) and french horns. If you or someone you know has any instruments they’d like to donate, please let us know by calling the front office at 919-321-4475. If you don’t… Read more »

Kidznotes and Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute

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  Improving an Already Successful Program: Kidznotes Partners with Duke’s Social Science Research Institute Music training helps children achieve more in school, and is often associated is with other social, economic and emotional advantages. For the 330 children enrolled in Durham and Wake public schools participating in Kidznotes this past year, there’s plenty of anecdotal… Read more »

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 »