FREE classical music education programs for kids presented by Savannah Music Festival, Live Oak Public Libraries

From October 1 through 6, teaching artists of Project 440 will introduce young people to Classical Music via community engagement programs, workshops and in-school residencies.

Founded by three Savannah natives, including Executive Director Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principal Bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Project 440 works to strengthen communities through music by educating future generations of musicians and music enthusiasts.

The Project 440 team will perform in eight library branches as part of the Live Oak Public Libraries MusicAlive! Series, present workshops in instrumental instruction for local educational organizations and conduct residency activities at some local schools.

During these FREE MusicAlive! Inspiration Station Discover program, kids will learn how a simple idea can inspire an entire musical composition! Musicians demonstrate how different rhythms, melodies and harmonies combine to create a musical masterpiece. Kids will be introduced to classical music through Project 440’s MusicAlive! series.

Savannah Music Festival and Live Oak Public Libraries present the FREE Project 440 program at various locations including:

Tuesday, October 2
10:30 AM – Hinesville Branch Library

Wednesday, October 3
10:30 AM – Pooler Branch Library
1:00 PM – Islands Branch Library
4:00 PM – Bull Street Library

Thursday, October 4
10:30 AM – Springfield Branch Library
1:00 PM – West Broad Branch Library
4:00 PM – Oglethorpe Mall Branch Library

Friday, October 5
10:30 AM – Southwest Chatham Library

Project 440 is designed to educate, encourage, and empower communities through Classical Music. Focused on service, our organization seeks to establish music as a central tool for education, leadership, and community building. Founded by three Savannah natives, Blake Espy, Catherine Miller, and Joseph Conyers, Project 440 currently manages three major initiatives: Community Artists Program in partnership with the Curtis Institute of Music, High School Seminar for youth orchestras across the country, and collaborative initiative with local organizations in Savannah including the Live Oak Public Libraries and the Savannah Music Festival. For more information visit .

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