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Salvation Army Offers Free Music Conservatory for Local Children and Youth

Salvation Army Offers Free Music Conservatory for Local Children and Youth
Summer program provides performing arts lessons that are open to all

AUSTIN, TX (June 29, 2018) – The Salvation Army is offering a free summer music conservatory July 9 to 27 for children and youth ages 6 to 17, from 10 am to 2 pm Monday through Thursday at The Salvation Army Citadel Corps, temporarily located at 6510 South Congress Avenue. Classes include brass, chorus, music theory and electives such as percussion, timbral, basic piano and guitar. Also included will be Bible classes in a Vacation Bible School format.

Lunch and a snack will be provided each day. Optional field trips on Fridays will be available for a small cost.

The music programs at The Salvation Army Citadel Corps continue to grow under the leadership of Corps Officers, Captains Joe and Maxie DeBlanc who have a passion for sharing the gift of music with the young people in our community. Being part of this music group provides a safe and secure environment for local children and youth to learn and grow. The Austin program is connected to statewide musician showcases.

For more information, please contact Captain Joe DeBlanc at 512-696-5861 or Captain Maxie DeBlanc at 512-696-5803.

Jan Gunter, Deputy Development Director
Direct: 512.634.5910 Cell: 512.944.0572

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