Yoyo Ma Celebrates the Arts at Walker Elementary School

WHO

Students from Walker Elementary School

WHAT

Students at Walker Elementary School will celebrate the infusion of the arts on with world-renowned cellist YoYo Ma. The artist will visit several classes at Walker Elementary School, perform for the students during an assembly, participate in a question and answer session and share his personal life journey.

WHERE

Walker Elementary School, 1001 NW 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311.

WHEN

Monday, April 23, 2018 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

WHY

Walker Elementary School is one of three schools in Broward County selected - and participating - as a Turnaround Arts School for the past three years. Turnaround Arts, a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, provides resources to schools to increase student achievement, student attendance, and parent and community involvement. In addition, Turnaround Arts provides arts supplies, musical instruments, licensing rights and kits for school musicals, and high-profile Turnaround Artists who work with students and teachers.