Playing Guitar to Promote Healthy Living

Three summers ago, Ian lost his brother Damon Allen Stanley to a heroin overdose on August 20th. In memory of him, Ian played the next day with the Los Rios Rock School at The House of Blues and dedicated a song to…

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Why Music? by Jill Wood

There is just no other medium that brings people together the way music does. That’s what I love about music. It breaks through barriers and creates real, authentic connection which we all need. It’s just amazing to watch a crowd of…

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Let’s Dance ~ Footloose!

We all adore the iconic movie, “Footloose” where Kevin Bacon’s character is dating the pastor’s daughter, and the only desire of every high school student is to dance. But, through fear of debauchery, dancing is forbidden by the City Council….

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Arts

Arts The Arts are a huge way to release stress and anxiety. COA provides free Improv & Comedy during the summer and guitar lessons weekly to teens and young adults through our Music Venue program sponsored by COA. Contact the COA Office to…

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