Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)


Students at DeVargas Middle School got a chance Monday to check out band instruments collected for the school through a donation program organized by the Rotary Clubs of Santa Fe and several performing arts organizations including Santa Fe Pro Musica.

With the addition of more than 30 instruments, DeVargas will be able to double its band program and add another band class next school year.

The donation program has a goal of collecting 250 instruments -- including pianos, guitars and other stringed instruments -- for various public schools and eventually needy private or parochial schools. …

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