News & Press

Publication date: July 12, 2016
Read Kinsee Morlan's Article about SDYS' Community Opus Project in Chula Vista here The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory has had big success with its music program in Chula Vista and wants to make music education more accessible across the count. 
Publication date: May 19, 2016
Read James Hebert's Article on Grants Received by Local Organizations Here NEA awards $258,000 to local groups Eleven San Diego-area organizations earn grants By James Hebert | 5 p.m. May 19, 2016 A scene from rehearsals for the play “Fronteras Hechas del Dinero,” part of the 2016 Playwrights Project Plays by Young Writers festival. Playwrights Project is among the latest...
Publication date: May 1, 2016
California School Board Association published an article in their quarterly magazine on the outstanding success of our partnership with Chula Vista Elementary School District through the Community Opus Project and the current climate of music and arts education in schools. Read the article on page 38 here.  
Publication date: May 1, 2016
  The League of American Orchestras published an article in their Symphony Magazine on the work of youth symphonies across the country, highlighting our work in Chula Vista as well as SDYS' Conservatory Programs and The Music Institute. Read the article here.      
Publication date: April 28, 2016
  CW6's morning show San Diego Living interviewed student Bruno Bello and I for the promotion of Encore! and Bruno played his cello live on the air! Watch the segment here.  
Publication date: April 11, 2016
Our Hometown Magazine published an article on our partnership with the Chula Vista Elementary School District and featured a story from one of our Community Opus Project parents Jessica Carreon. Read the article here.  
Publication date: April 1, 2016
Read Ranch and Coast Magazine's Article profiling Community Opus Project Musicians, The Yandall Sisters here
Publication date: March 16, 2016
Reporter Priska Neely Listen to the segment here. School districts in San Diego are making arts education a priority – hiring significant numbers of arts teachers and increasing funding. This week, educators from Los Angeles, the rest of California and as far away as Boston will visit to see what ideas they can take home.  More than 100 educators, administrators and advocates are expected to...
Publication date: March 16, 2016
Watch Dr. Francisco Escobedo, Superintendent at Chula Vista Elementary School District, and Jaclyn Redderow, Program Director at VH1 Save The Music Foundation, talking about the Arts Education Learning Exchange on KUSI-TV: Good Morning San Diego here.