Click to read a fascinating article on Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang’s project that restored over 400 broken Philadelphia public school instruments!
After budget cuts in the Philadelphia public school system left over 400 broken musical instruments with no hope for repair, students and teachers began saving them with the hopes that they could one day be fixed. Thanks to Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang’s project and composition both titled “Symphony for a Broken Orchestra”, these instruments were able to be repaired and also brought together 400 students and teachers together to play this symphony together. The musicians ranged from age 9 to age 82.
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