Coda Inspire students to perform in concerts

Local - 12/3/2013 5:45 PM

FAYETTEVILLE - Around 30 Fayetteville students in an after-school music program will showcase their talents Tuesday night.

The students are members of Coda Inspire, a program where sixth through eighth graders get free music lessons from Coda Mountain Academy. The Academy will teach students for free for two years thanks to a grant from the Board of Education.

Esther Morey, director of Coda Mountain Academy, explained the goal of the program is to help address the dropout rate by giving kids a meaningful activity. “I've already seen the kids gain so much confidence and identity from learning a musical instrument,” she said.

The free concert will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Fayetteville High School auditorium. The students will also be performing for their fellow middle school students on Thursday at 1:25 p.m. The public is invited to attend both concerts. 


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