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John Jorgenson Quintet Performing Four Concerts Across Vermont as Culminating Events in the 2016/17 Creative Schools Initiative

Known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette, Jorgenson has earned a reputation as a world-class musician and guitarist who has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan.

“John Jorgenson is one of the most respected guitarists in the world.”

– Los Angeles Times

Each concert will also feature students presenting original works inspired by their Creative Schools Initiative projects.

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Concert Schedule

THU, APR 6, 7:30pm, Barre Opera House
FRI, APR 7, 7:30pm, Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
SAT, APR 8, 7:30pm, Chandler Center for the Arts
SUN, APR 9, 3:00pm, Latchis Theater

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$5,500 Teaching Artist Residency Award: Apply Now

Teachers teams of 3 or more may apply.

We are seeking schools that want to use creativity to more fully engage students in their learning.

PreK-12 schools are eligible for a $5,500 teaching artist residency award, which includes seven days of planning and training with your teacher team, three graduate credits for participating teachers, and a seven day in-school residency.

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The Walls Project at Montpelier High School partnered visual art and music teaching artists with English, social studies, orchestra, and biology students to use their creativity as a catalyst for learning.

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Lead Programming Partners and Sponsors

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Bay and Paul Foundations

Canaday Family Charitable Trust

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