*NEW* World Music Program & Virtual Youth Choir

*NEW* World Music Program & Virtual Youth Choir

February 24, 2021

The Center for the Arts (presenter of California WorldFest) continues to bring important youth programming to our community during this challenging time. The Center is teaming up with Music in the Mountains to produce a world music program and virtual choir.

This is a free program for students ages 5-12 to explore the music and cultures of India, Mali, and Greece. The 12-week program runs March through May, requires no previous musical experience, and is free to kids and their families. There are no set class times to worry about – weekly activities are available on demand, so you can choose when you want to tune in to have fun!

Students have the opportunity to participate in a “virtual world children’s choir” – just like those other virtual performances trending on YouTube these days. Songs selected from our Music for Young Minds program will be used to create a video which will be featured during WorldFest Day 2021!



With Music for Young Minds, it’s easy to use the interactive digital platform to learn and get creative. Learn songs, dances, recipes, and stories from three different cultures: you’ll be up and away from the screen, on your feet singing, learning, and having fun! Although this program is designed for youngsters, all ages are welcome and encouraged to join in the fun. The experience culminates in a virtual choir concert, and select songs will be featured during this year’s WorldFest celebration!

This musical safari is led by expert adventure guide: Shannon Devir, an accomplished music teacher and flutist.  


Music In The Mountains & The Center For The Arts Present:
Music For Young Minds
World Music Program & Virtual Choir

March 1 – May 30, 2021 (12 week program)
Online & On-Demand (No set class times)
Students Age 5-12

This program was made possible with support from California Arts Council.



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