Opportunities & Resources – Jan 25

Screenshot from Springfield’s annual citywide Dr. King Day Celebration, a virtual event on Jan. 18, 2021 engaging 100s of youth musicians from Community Music School of Springfield’s Sonido Musica and spoken word artists from Enchanted Circle Theater.

Organized by areas identified in the Create, Connect, and Catalyze Framework
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Nano-Interview with Maria Doreste Velazquez of Berklee College of Music

Maria Doreste VelazquezName: Maria Doreste Velazquez
Organization: Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs and Boston Public Schools
Years in the Field: 10+

What do you do at the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs?
During the past eight years I have been a piano, ensemble, and early childhood instructor as well as a new course developer. I have also presented several workshops and lectures at Arts Better the Lives of Everyone (ABLE) conferences as well as facilitated professional development opportunities for music educators around the state and internationally. I have also had the pleasure to be the music specialist at The Edison School in Brighton where I teach general music and coordinate the instrumental program.
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Creative Youth Development

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