ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Music Tutor, an online platform that streams live music lessons between instructors and students around the world, today announced its collaboration with Miles Elementary School in Tampa, Florida, to provide supplemental music lessons for students.
During the program, which launched last month, Live Music Tutor will provide 30-minute master classes with 156 students impacted via the lessons during Miles/LMT Program. The program and lessons will be supervised by Miles Elementary School First Grade teacher Jessica Rosenblum, a seasoned pianist.
The Miles/LMT program, which meets twice monthly, is a diverse group of students who are excited to learn to play the keyboard. "Students are extremely eager about all that they are expected to learn and the opportunity to perform for an audience," said Michelle Stone, Assistant Principal for Elementary Instruction, who noted that the school does not currently have the resources to support an entire music program. "This experience provides for them a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence."
"The LMT program has been a great opportunity to provide our students with music education through keyboarding, which they may never have had access to before," emphasized first grade teacher Jessica Rosenblum. "Our students have truly enjoyed their lessons and are eager to continue expanding their musical experiences."
Ted Gee, co-founder of Live Music Tutor, was equally enthusiastic. "We're very excited to partner with Miles Elementary," he said. "Their willingness to be creative in implementing an effective music program will result in an opportunity many students would not otherwise experience." Gee explained that many school districts across the country are looking for ways to develop, reintroduce or supplement music programs in support of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a federal law introduced in December of 2015 that for the first time includes music with other core courses as part of a well-rounded education. "Using our technology to provide real-time, interactive lessons, Live Music Tutor hopes to enable Miles Elementary and other schools within the district to begin or enhance their music programs by assisting students that are currently without access to music lessons."
The program will continue through May 2017. When it ends, the assistant principal and principal will assess data gathered from the master lessons to determine the impact of the program and its future potential.
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