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Clients in the News – Play on Philly! Founder and Executive Director Stanford Thompson selected to give TED talk

January 11, 2017

Stanford Thompson, 30, founder of Play On, Philly!, an after-school music program in Philadelphia, is one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017.  The Curtis Institute of Music graduate — a trumpeter — will deliver a TED talk in April in Vancouver. He says his talk will center around “how ensemble music learning and performance is a powerful tool for social development in the lives of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable children.” Read more http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/the-arts/TED-Talk-Play-On-Philly-Stanford-Thompson.html