I attended a gala at the Nineteenth Century Charitable Association recently, at which the BRAVO Performing Arts group from Brooks Middle School performed.
They rocked the house. I was a music teacher in another lifetime, and I have never seen a group like this. I found out they have competed in Atlanta with groups from all over the United States, and for the ninth year in a row, they won First Place!
The skill and discipline that is being taught to these children will last a lifetime. Their director, Tina Reynolds, is an inspiration to them.
I recently read in Wednesday Journal that District 97 is considering not funding all of this program. This would be a tragedy!
The arts keep us human!