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Learning music helps kids learn everything else better

Clip: 03/01/2018 | 3m 11s

After performing with a world-renowned orchestra, Stanford Thompson returned to Philadelphia to start Play on, Philly!, a free, afterschool music program for young children in under-resourced neighborhoods that helps them go back into the classroom and become better learners. Thompson gives his Brief but Spectacular take on how music can create harmony and opportunity.

Aired: 03/01/18

Rating: NR

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