OrchKids at Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts
Neighborhood: Madison Park
Children Enrolled: 120
Grades Served: 6th - 8th
Established: February 2014
Site Coordinator: Khandeya Sheppard
Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts is located in West Baltimore, only half a mile from the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The newest OrchKids site is the first site to focus solely on middle school students.
At Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts OrchKids students are offered the following opportunities:
• Individual and Group Instruction
• Field Trips
• Guest Artist Performances
• Performance Opportunities
OrchKids provides supplemental instruction to band and choir classes during the school day, working closely with the arts staff to support and enhance the existing curriculum. Instruction focuses on fundamentals, ear training, and musicianship, all while inspiring students to be outstanding citizens and future leaders.
Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts
1301 McCulloh Street
Baltimore, MD 21217