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Florida Orchestra, YMCA make free music and arts lessons available for St. Pete youth

The partnership gave participants an in-depth experience in a blend of violin, keyboarding and visual arts.
Published Jul. 14, 2021|Updated Aug. 18, 2021

The Florida Orchestra and the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg came together to offer music and visual arts lessons to underserved families through a free music and arts summer camp.

Children had the opportunity to experience a blend of music and arts in three daily lessons: violin, keyboarding and visual arts.

The camp, which ran from June 14 to July 9, was an “example of two powerhouse organizations coming together to do something great for the community — something that would be hard for each of us to do on our own,” according to a news release from the orchestra.