During a masterclass, I remember our Artistic Director Christian McBride said, “JAZZ HOUSE KiDS is meant for teaching young individuals how to become good citizens and people.” I started to understand the importance of having the right people guide students in the right direction. This is ultimately what led me to pursue a career in higher education administration.”
– JAZZ HOUSE Montclair Alumn Albert Kuo, M.S.Ed candidate at the University of Pennsylvania
FACT: Schools that produce the highest academic achievement in the US today are spending 20% to 30% of the day on the arts, with emphasis on music.
Source: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement