Detroit Public Library performance

Unsure if the first try went through for these! Detroit Youth Volume’s final show was held in the Children’s Library of the Detroit Public Library main branch in the arts district of the city. Suzuki teacher Ashley Nelson looks on as student Chase Wiley checks out the program. Guest teacher and beatboxer Walter T. Lacey rehearses with the PreTwinklers in the background. Also pictured is a group class with guest artist Darrell “Red” Campbell during Group Class, working on harmonies.

Image by Clara Hardie

Clara Hardie

**Clara founded & directs Youth Volume. Both the Detroit and Marquette studios are equitable music studio, where students nurture their musical and changemaker skills while learning to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds. In addition to classical training, DYV engages local & visiting artists during annual workshops album releases. These collaborations develop students’ positive cultural identities. Clara is also coach of "Growing Equitable Music Studios", a virtual Course of Action for music teachers who believe every child can change the world.

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