As part of an innovative after-school residency, 5th graders in Newport News have unveiled 3D artistic creations that are the result of weeks of brainstorming, teamwork, and hands-on design. Four teams of students at George J. McIntosh Elementary School created prototypes that address social issues, presenting their models to educators, community leaders, Arts for Learning […]
Curtis Blues is an educator and talented musician who plays multiple instruments. With his performances helping keep the tradition of acoustic American roots music alive, Curtis demonstrates for students the origins of modern rock and hip-hop music. He has recorded three critically acclaimed CDs and performs at Blues festivals and schools in an effort to pass this music down to the next generation.
Curtis Blues is a touring artist from Alexandria, Virginia. Please contact Katie Driskill, School and Community Relationships Coordinator, at 757-961-3737 to discuss tour availability!
What is a tour? A tour is a set number of programs (3-10) scheduled within a specific time span (2-5 days) and within a specific region. Tours are subject to change or cancellation if the minimum number of programs and/or dates are not met.
All tour pricing is subject to change based on number of programs, travel distance, hotel stays, and meals. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Curtis had great rapport, energy, enthusiasm, and a love for his subject. He connected with both students and teachers. He exhibited great knowledge of his subject and made connections with contemporary genres. He had good audience control.
~ Jane, Teacher, Gilman School Lower