10/11/2013 7:53 AM
by Nadine Grimley
CHARLESTON - Eight public schools in West Virginia will receive new musical instruments from the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Each school will get $30,000 worth of clarinets, flutes, and other instruments. Four schools in our area are joining the program this year. They are: Beckley-Stratton Middle School, Summers Middle School, Summersville Middle School. and Trap Hill Middle School.
The program is a partnership with the foundation and the State Division of Culture and History.
The agency said that 43 schools have received more than a million dollars worth of instruments since 2010.