Jillian Bacon (B'14) Starts Band Program in Palm Desert, CA.

November 5, 2014 08:45 AM
© photo Richard Lui/The Desert Sun

Recent graduate Jillian Bacon (B.M.Ed.'14) has made her way from Delaware to Chicago to California to follow her dream of teaching music.  Bacon is the new band director at Cielo Vista Charter School in Palm Springs, CA. She is beginning the only elementary band program in the west valley and hopes the trend will grow. The program was made possible when the school received a $25,000 grant for instruments from the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation. Bacon is thrilled to introduce the students to their first musical experience.  Students learned music basics while they eagerly awaited the arrival of the instruments.




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