Arts education in schools is a regular topic these days. With teachers and students alike wrestling with new testing requirements - and the enormous amount of time that eats up - many consider the arts expendable. This is not news to most of you, I'm certain.
If you want to find out just how wrong that attitude is, talk to any musician.
At ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, putting instruments into the hands of students and teaching them how to play them has become a mission. ProMusica's website explains the program as follows::