Hitting The High Notes: Music Matters In Schools

October 17, 2014 1:00 PM
Hitting The High Notes: Music Matters In Schools
" BOSTON (CBS) – Amber Darden is the music teacher at the Henderson K thru 12 Inclusive School in Dorchester, a one time turn around school. “When I came to the school, this was four years ago, there was no music program. There were no instruments, no choir, nothing, no music services of any sort,'” Darden recalled.

So Darden went to work. She not only teaches, but oversees three chorus groups, a school choir, and also has purchased more than two dozen keyboards through grant money.

“These are kids that have never even been able to touch an instrument,” Darden told WBZ.

Fresh out of college when she applied for the job, Darden was driven by her combined passion for children and music "

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