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Classics 4 Kids Announces February Concert – Salute to Jazz Greats

CLASSICS 4 KIDS ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY CONCERT

** A Salute to American Jazz Greats – Sunday, Feb. 22 **

Classics 4 Kids announces their February Family & Group Concert – A Salute to American Jazz Greats, Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the historic Balboa Theatre, downtown in the Gaslamp. General admission is $10 for kids and $15 for adults, with premium seating (plus give-away) for $15 (kids 16 & under) and $20 (adults).

A Salute to American Jazz GreatsSunday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m. – For Families & Groups of All Ages!

A fun and audience-interactive all-American tribute to U.S. jazz icons in honor of National Black History Month, with featured guest artists, including Vocalist Sherry Williams. Conductor Dana will lead the Classics Philharmonic and audience through this star-studded tribute, including a fun jazz sing-along, clap-along, and the use of harmony, rhythm and melody for the audience to create a custom tune during the concert. Kids and parents are encouraged to wear all-American red, white and blue to celebrate along with us!

{Concerts for student groups are: Thursday, Feb. 19 and Friday, Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., for student concert reservations, teachers can call 619-231-2311, ext. 103}

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The Classics 4 Kids season line-up began with a fabulous sold out performance of “Peter & the Wolf,” featuring Malashock Dance on Nov. 23. Following February’s Jazz concert, the C4K season will continue with…

Once Upon A Tiempo Mariachi Spectacular Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. – For Families & Groups of All Ages! Just in time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, join us on a magical and festive journey through the colorful world of classic children’s fairy tales, with special guests from Southwestern College Mariachi Garibaldi, directed by Jeff Nevin. Audience interactive, fun for the entire family! Kids and parents are encouraged to wear colorful Cinco de Mayo attire to celebrate along with us!

{Concerts for student groups are: Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., for student concert reservations, teachers can call 619-231-2311}

Classics 4 Kids makes classical music fun and accessible to all with high-energy, interactive student and family and group concerts, designed to make learning fun and sustainable. Following a custom model of in-school or at-home Classical Music Education Preparatory & Wrap Up Program, each concert is performed by The Classics Philharmonic Orchestra, a professional adult symphony orchestra comprised of local professional musicians, and led by award-winning Conductor, Dana Zimbric.

Sunday Family and Group Tickets can be ordered by calling the Balboa Theatre Box Office at (619) 570-1100 (for best rates), or by going online at www.sandiegotheatres.org.

About Classics 4 Kids

For 21 years, Classics 4 Kids has been a San Diego nonprofit dedicated to educating students and our diverse communities through music and the arts to serve as a catalyst for increased academic achievement and to inspire a life-long love of music and the arts. Classics 4 Kids and the Classics Philharmonic, an adult ensemble comprised of professional musicians, infuse their live performances with featured guests, making classical music come to life in a kid- and family-friendly way, through interpretations of art, drama, dance, film, singing and more at student and family and group concerts throughout the year. Classics 4 Kids combines the live concert performances with custom in-class educational curriculum and pre and post testing and discussions to create sustained learning experiences for the elementary students, teachers and families it serves. To learn more and save the dates for our upcoming 2015 concert series, please visit us at www.classics4kids.org, music in tune with education.