Mission: Fine Arts Chamber Players’ mission is to enrich and enhance the quality of life for North Texas-area residents, especially families and children, through free concerts of classical music and educational activities.
Results: Since 1981, Fine Arts Chamber Players has reached over 500,000 North Texas residents and over 175,000 North Texas children, providing them with an outstanding experience in the arts.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 5,000
Geographic areas served: North Texas
Programs: Chamber music programs: free concert series - bancroft family concerts (2,355 patrons served); rising star recital & basically beethoven festival (4,818 patrons served). Total patrons served 7,173.
chamber music programs: educational outreach - dream collectors, music a-z, master classes serving 5,577 students, teachers and senior citizens.
For the past year, I have worked with the Fine Arts Chamber Players program which provides violin instruction to elementary school children with limited exposure to classical music. In working with these children, whom I could best describe as' at risk' I've been inspired by their interest, energy, and enthusiasm. It has re-affirmed my belief that with exposure to music or any aspect of the arts, every child's life can be enriched. The benefits of music to young children are immeasurable as it teaches them discipline, problem solving, pride in accomplishing something, and is a great boost to their self-esteem.