Category: Education

UArts Capital Campaign Raises $67.2 Million

The completion of a first-ever comprehensive campaign helps to establish a tradition of philanthropy that had been lacking compared with some other local schools.

Arts Funding Opportunities Round-up: May 2022

Highlights: The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation's ArtsCONNECT application is now open for "touring projects between September 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 and the NFA grant program has reopened for Latinx artists and organizations of all disciplines based in the U.S.

Spotlight On: Kyle Andrews

"The experience of musical healing always reminds me that being a musician is a powerful and important job, and this inspires me to get back on stage and bring audiences an experience that is sincere and meaningful.”

The “National Jazz Festival,” a new High School Jazz Competition, Debuts in Philadelphia

The National Jazz Festival, an intensive musical competition that will be attended by schools from throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, will take place on Saturday, February 15, at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Center City. Over 1200 high school and middle school musicians from 43 schools in 11 states will perform and compete in this one-day event, which also includes music instruction and other classes for aspiring musicians. All events are free and open to the public.