Lusher's summer program, Summer Arts Intensive (SAI), will be offering a Music Institute offering dynamic courses in jazz improvisation, composing and arranging, theory and keyboard, and genres of musical history with an emphasis on New Orleans music, culture, and history. Throughout the month of June, classes will run from 9am to 3pm, Monday through Friday.
Positive Vibrations Foundation is offering scholarships for the Lusher Music Institute. This year, they are generously providing 25 full-tuition scholarships for Intermediate/Advanced musicians in instrumental music and jazz music who wish to train in Lusher's High School Music Institute.
Scholarships are available to high school students from Lusher and the New Orleans area. Those interested in applying can do so by checking the PVF checkbox on the online registration form.
For more information and to learn about other art programs the school will be offering as part of their Summer Arts Intensive, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/lushersai.
Lusher Charter School is the only K-12 public school in Orleans parish. In partnership with Tulane University, Lusher students earn tuition- free Tulane university credits, access Tulane’s library collection, and partner with university faculty. Lusher is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, US News and World Report, and most recently by New Orleans Magazine as the city’s best charter school. Serving over 1700 students from diverse backgrounds, Lusher’s academic performance has ranked among the highest in the state over the last 25 years.