Drive Brings Thousands of Instruments for Aspiring Musicians in Public Schools

For aspiring musicians in New York City public schools, a working instrument can be a rare commodity.  Last spring, the classical radio station WQXR set out to address some of those needs by asking New Yorkers for their unwanted instruments.  The response was overwhelming: 2,940 donations — from accordions to xylophones to a cracked mandolin and a lovingly cared-for 1918 cello. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/21/nyregion/drive-brings-thousands-of-instruments-for-aspiring-musicians-in-public-schools.html?smid=pl-share

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