The Peabody Post

OrchKids received $1 million gift

thumb.phpOrchKids recently received a million dollar gift from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, which will enable the program to increase the number of participating schools from 5 to 8, as well as boost enrollment from 750 to 1600 students.  The program also received a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award at the White House in November.  An article in the Baltimore Brew, “OrchKids reap the rewards of practice, practice, practice,” announces the gift, as well as spotlights instructor Russell Kirk (BM ’05, Jazz Saxophone).

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