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UCTV and SDYS Premiere New Video on Value of Music Education

UCTV STE[+a]M Channel | April 17, 2017

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) recently announced that its newest video making the case for the importance of music education in our schools will debut on UCTV, the week of April 17, with prime time airings at 6:30PM and 9:30PM PDT on Thursday, April 20.

Achieving Scale and Equity in Arts Education

Arts Education Innovation Lab, Arts for All (Los Angeles County Arts Commission) | March 13, 2017

Dalouge Smith recently presented at “Achivieving Scale and Equity in Arts Education”, an Arts Education Innovation Lab conducted by Arts for All/Los Angeles County Arts Commission. His 7-minute talk focused on how SDYS changed its beliefs and behaviors in order to achieve the remarkable outcomes of the Community Opus Project in the Chula Vista.

Students improve in all areas at Wolf Canyon in Opus Community Project music classes.

Inside California Education: Creative Classrooms

KVIEvideo - Inside California Education | January 24, 2017

Students improve in many areas once music education is introduced to school curriculum. Inside California Education highlights the Opus Community Project in their story on creative classrooms at Wolf Canyon Elementary, part of the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

Ulli Reiner, Grammy Finalist

Local Coverage: Ulli Reiner Selected as 2017 Grammy Music Educator Finalist

December 16, 2016

Ulli Reiner, 2017 Grammy Music Educator Finalist, Poway Unified School District music educator and SDYS Symphonic Strings conductor since 2011, is profiled by our local CBS8 in this in-depth video clip.

Ulli Reiner 2017 Grammy Music Educator Finalist

Ulli Reiner Selected as 2017 Grammy Music Educator Finalist

December 8, 2016

Bravo Ulli Reiner, 2017 Grammy Music Educator Finalist! Ulli Reiner – who was also a 2016 semi-quarter finalist – has conducted SDYS Symphonic Strings since 2011. Grammy Music Educator Finalists are chosen from more than 3,000 nominees across the country for their significant contributions to music education in their schools.

Encore: The San Diego Youth Symphony

CW6 | April 28, 2016

Great piece on San Diego CW6 highlighting Encore! 2016, with Opus Project musician Bruno Bello performing.

Chula Vista School District To Focus on Arts & Music

ABC 10 News | March 21, 2016

San Diego’s ABC10 covers Chula Vista’s investment in the Community Opus program, and the positive benefits for students through music.

Arts Education Learning Exchange

CW6 News | March 16, 2016

Coverage of VH1’s Save The Music Foundation and their role in supporting Chula Vista Elementary School District and the Community Opus program, during a presentation at Kellogg Elementary.

Save the Music

KUSI News | March 16, 2016

Dr. Francisco Escobedo, Superintendent at Chula Vista Elementary School District, and Jaclyn Redderow, Program Director […]

San Diego Youth Symphony – Road to China

KPBS Online | January 1, 2016

Watch on KPBS here. The SD Youth Symphony commemorated its 70th anniversary with a tour […]

Joint Committee on the Arts Hearing

November 6, 2015

SDYS President and CEO Dalouge Smith and Chula Vista Elementary School Gloria Ciriza present at […]

TEDxSanDiego 2015: Music for All is a Group Activity | Dalouge Smith

October 17, 2015

Coming from an artistic family, Dalouge spent 20 years of his career in theatre – […]

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