No, we’re not talking about this year’s Best Picture winner (although we DID love it!) We’re talking about springtime at Arts for Learning where we have so much going on—new residencies, workshops, public performances, and more for students from Pre-K to 12th grade! Residencies Strings Impact: Fourth through sixth graders at three elementary schools in […]
Ron Collins is a taiko drumming performer and instructor who has shared this art form with thousands of students and families. He graduated from Virginia Tech with English and business degrees, never dreaming he would become a professional artist. After a five-year internship of intensive training under a Sensei (teacher), Ron began performing in public. Using a collection of taiko drums he made from discarded barrels, Ron entertains and educates students with an exciting presentation of an ancient Japanese art form.