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African-American Orchestra Fellow Joshua Jones Visits Detroit Schools
In celebration of the DSO’s Classical Roots Week, percussionist and African-American Orchestra Fellow Joshua Jones visited four Detroit area schools to perform for students and talk about drums, sounds, music, and life as an artist.
The first visit took place on Jan. 29 at Chandler Park Academy in Harper Woods. The subsequent three visits, all at Detroit schools, took place on March 1, 2, and 4, at Spain Elementary/Middle School, Plymouth Educational Center, and International Preparatory Academy, respectively.
"I try not to make it like there's an adult onstage, you know, acting like an adult," says Jones, whose positive energy is infectious.
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