Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Inner City Youth Orchestra marks end of 10th season

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer In 2009, nine inner-city high school students approached conductor Charles Dickerson, asking if he would be interested in establishing an orchestra for young people of color. Dickerson said yes. As word of the effort spread, the handful of students quickly swelled to more than six dozen and the Inner City Read More…