December 2003
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/5/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 15, p7
Reports on Little Kids Rock, a music instruction program which puts free instruments in the hands of students in the U.S. Musicians who participated in the program; Goal of the program; Background of the program according to David Wish, the founder of the program.


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