Letting music go free
What the Brown University graduate started with a $10,000 grant has flourished into a 13-person paid staff with a $750,000 annual budget.
His program, Community MusicWorks, will be honored Wednesday at the White House as one of 15 recipients of a National Arts and Humanities Youth Programs Award.
Scroll through to see scenes from a Community MusicWorks lesson.
In this photo, from left, 12-year-olds Heather Argueta and Alana Perez played their violins with Ruth.