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Music outreach program for urban kids

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is well known for music education, specifically the variety of music lessons it offers to people of all ages.

But a lesser-known, new Conservatory program is reaching kids at community organizations and nonprofits this summer, hopefully to ingite a musical spark within students at an early age.

To see the program in action, I visited the Milwaukee Rescue Mission and sat in on a class teaching bucket drumming to a group of 6 - 8 year olds.  

Click the podcast player above the photos to go inside the class and hear from instructor Meaghan Heinrich, as well as a spokesperson for the Rescue Mission.


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