Canton Students Perform with Brockton Symphony Orchestra
The Canton Public Schools are fortunate to have an excellent and ever-developing music program. Several years ago, they introduced string instruments into the choices for those wishing to learn to play an instrument. Many of those students are now in the middle school and the string program is growing by leaps and bounds. Having had children in the elementary schools when the program first started, I have been lucky to view first-hand the progress these students have made. I remember the first string concert about four years ago. Now, these same students are in the eighth grade and the difference is just astounding.
This past Saturday, the Orchestra students from the Galvin Middle School in Canton MA had the opportunity to play and perform with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. For those who are from out of state, Brockton is a city located south of Boston and nearby to Canton MA. Like many smaller cities, it has its own offerings of performing and visual arts.
The concert was an exciting opportunity for the young musicians to showcase their talents to an audience outside of Canton MA. They also were able to hear the professional musicians of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra perform. Other performers also included an 11-year old piano prodigy and the chorus students of the Mary Baker School in Brockton.
The event was billed as family concert and was open to the public free of charge. However, they were collecting donations at the door to help fund music lessons for the students of Brockton. Not only was it a diverse group of performers and a tremendous experience for the Canton students, but they were able to help raise money for other students who are not fortunate to be able to afford music lessons or to have them funded through their school district.
Contrary to what is written in the media sometimes, there are some great things happening in our public schools and the Canton MA public schools are no exception.
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