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No. COC-Media Advisory-JM-BottiMasterClass 
Aug. 22, 2012
Invitation to Cover Master Class Featuring Chris Botti
Subject: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program master class featuring Opening Night headliner Chris Botti and the Golden Valley High School (GVHS) jazz band.
Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012
Place: College of the Canyons band room, located on the second floor of Pico Hall, Room 202.
Contact: Adam Philipson, PAC managing director, (661) 362-5305
Event: World-renowned jazz musician Chris Botti will participate in a unique master class with local students from the GVHS jazz band. This master class is being held as part of the PAC’s ongoing K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program.
Class activities are expected to begin at 6 p.m., with Mr. Botti scheduled to arrive at approximately 6:30 p.m.
More about the PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program
Launched in 2008, the PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program continues to provide incredible opportunities for the youth of the Santa Clarita Valley through valuable partnerships with major arts organizations in California and across the nation.
The program uses the college’s cultural and community resources to introduce Santa Clarita’s student population to top-tier, visual and performing arts standard-based arts activities and integrated performing arts learning opportunities.
Through school assemblies, bus-in programs, classroom visits and family performances, students can enjoy performances that meet or exceed the state of California’s Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) standards.
The Outreach Program has at its core a collaborative approach, partnering with teachers and administrators in school districts and community-based organizations throughout the area to develop an enhanced arts education curriculum and a variety of unique educational opportunities for all students.