World-renowned Musician Yo-Yo Ma Visits CPS

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Yo-Yo Ma talks with students from Swift and Waters schools during an assembly celebrating the ongoing work of students who are participating in an arts integrated curriculum development in an arts integrated curriculum development partnership between CPS and the Institute for Learning, Access and Training at the CSO. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2013

Celebrated musician Yo-Yo Ma visited George B. Swift Elementary Specialty School in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood to participate in an assembly showcasing student work focused on rivers and waterways. As part of the CSO’s Citizen Musician Initiative, the assembly featured performances by Ma and members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the CSO’s pre-professional training orchestra.

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