This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
portunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.


Four principles guide VSA:


Every young person with a disability deserves access to high quality arts learning experiences.


All artists in schools and art educa- tors should be prepared to include students with disabilities in their instruction.


All children, youth, and adults with disabilities should have complete access to cultural facilities and activities.


All individuals with disabilities who aspire to careers in the arts should have the opportunity to develop appropriate skills.


http://www.vsarts.org/x16.xml


T e VSA Arts International Young Soloist Program is designed to identify and encourage talented musicians who have a disability. T e VSA Arts Inter- national Young Soloists Award is given annually to four outstanding musicians or ensembles, two from the U.S. and two from the international arena.


Any individual musician (instrumental or vocal) from the U.S. who has a disability and is under 25 years of age is encouraged to apply. Any individual musician who is under 30 and is from outside the U.S. is encouraged to apply.


T e award provides an opportunity for these emerging musicians to each earn a $5,000 award and a performance in Washington, D.C. Deadline: November (application materials will be online in the fall) at http://www.vsarts.org/x2283.xml


http://www.nafme.org/gp/scholarship- resources-for-music-students


VSA Award for Achievement in Instrument Adaptation


VSA is pleased to announce the re- cipients of the fi rst-ever VSA Award for Achievement in Instrument Adaptation: saxophonist David Nabb and technician Jeff Stelling. Nabb and Stelling are being honored for their pioneering work in adaptation of woodwind instruments for people with disabilities.


http://www.vsarts.org/x6784.xml


Christine Lapka, Ed.D. Special Learners Chair, IMEA Music Education Coordinator, WIU cm-lapka@wiu.edu 309.298.1472


Fall 2011 | www.ilmea.org


77


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76  |  Page 77  |  Page 78  |  Page 79  |  Page 80  |  Page 81  |  Page 82  |  Page 83  |  Page 84  |  Page 85  |  Page 86  |  Page 87  |  Page 88