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Review for Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation, Los Altos, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

We're very excited to continue our relationship with the MVLA Foundation. In the Fall semester they helped our program obtain the equipment necessary to Live Stream our performances. This allows our audience and musical influence to greatly expand, let's our students immediately review their performances, and allows us to archive high definition video and audio of our concerts and other engagements.

Since November, we have seen a huge increase in our YouTube subscribers, netting over 10 days of viewed minutes, a significant portion of that coming from our Live Streams. We have already streamed 7 of our events from two different continents and have plans to do even more this semester as the 'rig' has becoming a standard component of our concerts.

On behalf of Mountain View High School Instrumental Music, THANK YOU for helping us bring music and technology together! You can check out our content at youtube.com/mvspartanmusic

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Review for Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation, Los Altos, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Once again, the MVLA Foundation has gone above and beyond in their support for Performing Arts at Mountain View High School. We submitted an extremely outside-the-box proposal in the Fall which fused Music and STEM: 3D-Print a set of string instruments and commission a piece for them. Not only did we get the opportunity to collaborate with one of the finest local 3D Printing engineers (Jason Reynolds at jinxbot.com), we debuted a brand new piece of Orchestral literature by Brian Balmages, a world renowned composer, conductor, and music educator.

This was certainly a unique experience for our Orchestra musicians - it gave them a chance to appreciate how their own instruments are made and how a very traditional field can be perfectly paired with current technology. On behalf of the whole Instrumental Music Department - Thank You! We're looking forward to working together again in the future!

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Review for Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation, Los Altos, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Performing Arts Department at Mountain View High School would like to extend a warm Thank-You for the support from the "Stand Up for Public Schools Day" campaign. Fundraising is a large component of our programs here and while it's an undesirable part of our job, it is wholly necessary to provide our students with a rich breadth of options and opportunities. We understand the hard work and dedication it takes to raise money so we are extra appreciative when funds like this become available.

All students in Choral, Dance, Drama and Instrumental Music will benefit from the Foundation's generosity this year. We are also extremely thankful for the Innovation Grants which were awarded in the Spring Semester ("24-Hour Composer's Concert" and "Music as Muse"). They offered our students unique experiences that wouldn't have happened without your support. We have bigger and more exciting plans for next year, too, and we're looking forward to collaborating with the Foundation in the future.

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