Teaching artist Silvio Diaz was happy to have a visit from a KUSI TV crew during a recent CWM World Music in the Schools percussion class at Balboa Elementary School. Stefanie Schmitz, our program director, was on hand to chat with KUSI’s Allie Wagner about what was going on.
Through a generous grant from the California Arts Council, the nonprofit VAPA Foundation has provided funding for 7 such World Music residencies in San Diego. All are specifically aimed at schools in underserved communities with high Latino and Hispanic populations.
Here’s the video, which aired on April 26:
Read a related article from our friends at the Times of San Diego.