Los Angeles Unified School District to host benefit concert
Carol Ozemhoya | OW Contributor | 2/7/2018, 10:46 a.m.
Los Angeles Unified School District is set to host a benefit concert at the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on April 12. The show will feature A-list performers that are committed to giving back to the next generation of artists, according to a press release. Los Angeles Unified student artists from selected schools will perform alongside celebrity guests. In addition, notable Los Angeles Unified alumni will join the festivities as hosts to advocate for arts education. The full roster of performers and hosts for the benefit concert will be announced when tickets go on sale mid-February. Los Angeles Arts Education is committed to ensure that every school in the district provides arts classes, arts instruction and arts experiences for every student in the district. “The Unified Arts Education Branch is seeking to utilize all of the arts ecosystem through its far-reaching programming,” said senior executive director of the Arts, Rory Pullens. “We are looking to raise awareness of the importance of arts education for students, how the arts provide them with the necessary skills for successful futures. The benefit concert will celebrate the value of the arts and the huge positive impact it has on students and our economy.” Through this benefit concert, the Arts Education Branch will raise additional funding to expand its arts efforts and forge closer partnerships with companies and individuals committed to the arts, arts education and future generations of artists.