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WF Youth Symphony Orchestra and WFISD collab to offer Academy of Music

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WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

A pilot program that teaches students Suzuki String instruction has begun at a Wichita Falls ISD elementary school. 

The Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) and the school district have come together through the Gail Key Academy of Music. 

The lessons began on November 8th and YSO officials would not be happier with this collaboration. 

"To be able to offer it to kids that might not have the means to get private string instruction under the age of 6th grade is just so thrilling," Jodie White with YSO said. 

So far, 16 students and their parents are taking part in the lessons. 

Right now these lessons are only being offered at Southern Hill Elementary but officials hope the program will expand. 

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