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Bernie D’Ettorre, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview, visual artist Bernie D’Ettorre talks about how she began teaching art classes to Alzheimer’s patients at area art galleries. This led to her teaching Creative Aging classes to senior groups at nursing …

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Lauren Jost, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

In this interview with theatre artist, Lauren Jost, she talks about how she began her teaching artist career at the Seattle Children’s Theater after college. Her work with children inspired her to explore how arts education …

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Lisa Spraragen, Teaching Artist

Article and Blog Post

A graduate of Brown University with a Master’s in Music Performance from New York University, Lifetime Arts Roster teaching artist, Lisa Spraragen is a classical and flamenco guitarist and dancer. In 2018, she taught three …

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Online Choir Program Retains “Friendships, Solidarity and Community”

Article and Blog Post

Since March 2020, the San Francisco Community Music Center (CMC) has developed several new ways to adapt their Older Adult Choir Program (OACP), which serves nearly 400 older adults in senior centers throughout San Francisco, …

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Partnerships Key to Sustainability for Dances for a Variable Population

Case Study

Through clear and innovative programming, active demonstration of program benefits, and equal investment in their community of teaching artists and participants, Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) has been able to build successful, lasting relationships …

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