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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v14n13 (04/02/2015) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Bring Back the Music

I am a long time Buffalo resident, parent, and Buffalo Public School vocal music teacher. In my school, International School 45 on the Lower West Side, we have not had an instrumental program for almost 10 years. If we want to help our struggling students, our foreign-born English language learners, our at-risk and in many cases severely traumatized and poverty-stricken students, please restore instrumental music education, with regular rehearsal time in the schedules for all ensembles, including chorus, orchestra, and band.

RE: WNY Developers as Opportunistic & Undeserving as NYC Counterparts

Buffalonians deserve objectivity and accurate facts from the media, especially from their primary daily newspaper. The editorial board of the Buffalo News failed to meet this standard with its opinion on the State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP).

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