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  Interested in bringing music & arts education to elementary schools in San Diego? Classics 4 Kids needs your expertise! Classics 4 Kids is a 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to educating elementary school students through classical music and the arts. Our professional symphony incorporates dance, guest artists and other visual elements. Operating since 1994, Classics 4 Kids impacts 20,000 elementary students and teachers from
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Peter and the Wolf

San Diego Nonprofit Classics 4 Kids names New Executive Director

SAN DIEGO – May 12, 2014 – Local Nonprofit, Classics 4 Kids, today announced that it has named Tricia Link as its New Executive Director, effective immediately. Ms. Link is a well known San Diego-area community partnering expert, having most recently served as Vice President, Community Relations & External Affairs, at Mission Federal Credit Union, where she also served as the Executive Director of
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Classics 4 Kids’ Executive Director and Founder Marion Scire´ Announces Retirement After 20 Years of Exemplary Service

SAN DIEGO – April 3, 2014 – San Diego County nonprofit organization, Classics 4 Kids, today announced that after an exemplary career spanning 20 years as founder and Executive Director of Classics 4 Kids, Marion Scire´ will retire on April 30, 2014. Scire´ founded Classics 4 Kids in 1994 to enhance the music education program at her daughter’s school by organizing a fundraiser and
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A Message from Classics 4 Kids

04/09/2013 – As parents and educators, we know the value of arts education for children at an early age and we want to share how Classics 4 Kids can help you include music and arts in your classroom. Our programs are fun, interactive, and utilize innovative curriculum and common core standards. Open up the world’s stage for the children in your classroom.  Choose from
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Beethoven ‘n’ Friends Go Country

[Received with Acclaim] Yee-haw! The Classics Philharmonic celebrates music inspired by the “country” and cowboy culture with music by Beethoven, Rossini, and Grofe. Special guest, Wylie Gustafson, the yodeling, singing cowboy from Montana, joins our orchestra for a thrilling performance of old time country and cowboy songs! We’ll be singing, yodeling, and line-dancing to this foot-stomping great music. Music Connects:

The Silk Road

[Received with Acclaim] Join the Classics Philharmonic, White Dragon Martial Arts, and other special guests for a journey down the Silk Road. With music and artists representing areas of Europe, Turkey, Persia, Japan and China, this is a world music event you won’t want to miss. As an added bonus, our partners at The San Diego Museum of Art invites participating classes to a free
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Carnival of the Animals

[Received with Acclaim] San Diego Zoo Global joins the Classics Philharmonic and Malashock Dance for a fresh look at Saint-Seans’ famous Carnival of the Animals. Original poetry narrated by the San Diego Zoo Global’s own “Dr. Zoolittle” helps put a modern day twist on a traditional young audience favorite. Plus: Expect a surprise visitor from our partners at the San Diego Zoo! Music Connects:

Bluegrass & Bach

March 2013 – Journey through American Fiddling with Mark O’Connor. Join the Classics Philharmonic Orchestra on a journey to the roots of American music. The orchestra shares the stage with Grammy Award winning Mark O’Connor and bluegrass musicians, The Virtual Strangers, for a concert that blends the excitement of musical styles. And when classical music cavorts with old-time mountain music, things just might get downright foot-stomping!
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San Diego Downtown News – Las Tradiciones Musicales welcomes Mariachi Garibaldi for a celebration of Mexico

3/30/2012 – Classics 4 Kids pairs up the organization’s Classics Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Dana Zimbric, with Mariachi Garibaldi, under the direction of Jeff Nevin, for a bilingual celebration of the music and dance of Mexico. Additionally, there will be performances from the Leyenda Dance Company as well as literary interludes read from the children’s book, “The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred,” by
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