GATLINBURG – To aid students in their study of Appalachian musical heritage in this Gatlinburg Bicentennial year, Pi Beta Phi Elementary School is seeking sponsors of its music program as the City marks the 200-year anniversary of its settlement.
Each year, Pi Beta Phi students in every grade participate in learning experiences that focus on heritage through its Parks as Classrooms program. Some of these units include a music and art component as students are introduced to their cultural history.
This year, teachers hope to expand these learning experiences and add more opportunities for students to learn about their local heritage.
Pi Beta Phi is looking for supporters to fund the purchase of lap harps (approximately $20 each) and a classroom set of traditional dulcimers (approximately $70 each).... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.