Austin Classical Guitar (Austin, TX) was recently featured in local news for work they are doing in local juvenile justice centers, in addition to the other work they are doing in Austin and beyond under the leadership of Matthew Hinsley, executive director.
“Music is sometimes thought of as an ornament or as something nice to have,” Hinsley says. “For me personally, I believe what social workers do is pivotal for our society. So to have them view what we do with music as being especially practical and effective is very meaningful.”
Austin Classical Guitar has generated specially devised music training programs for 50 Central Texas schools. It oversees similar programs in 40 states and 20 countries. St. Louis alone hosts 23 of the signature Austin Classical Guitar education programs, while Loudoun County, Va., has 46.
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Published: September 25, 2019