Bakersfield City School District music assemblies aimed at raising students' interest in music

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Some local music teachers are putting on shows this week to try and raise kids' interest in music.

The Bakersfield City School District is performing its annual 'Music in our Schools Week' assemblies at every elementary school in the district.

The teachers' assemblies include audience participation and introduce student to a variety of musical styles and instruments.

The performances are presented by the district's ten elementary traveling instrumental music teachers.

The BCSD currently offers music classes at all schools in the district and students can pick an instrument to learn starting in the fourth grade.

The assemblies will be held between Aug. 20 and Aug 30.

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