CBC Prince Edward Island

  | Bookmark and Share

Silence of the Strings - Sara Fraser

StringsSaraFraser3.jpgStudents interested in learning how to play the violin will no longer be able to do it during school hours. The Eastern School District is phasing out the strings program at the five schools that previously offered it.

It's not a financial decision, but rather an educational one. Tammy Hubley-Little is in charge of curriculum delivery for the school board. We also wanted to find out how losing the program will affect students. Longtime music teacher Sue Irvine, president of the Registered Music Teachers Association on PEI, also spoke with reporter Sara Fraser.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.