Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN


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July 26, 2013

The Salvation Army School of Music and Arts accepting applications for fall semester!

Chattanooga, TN– July 26, 2013 – Registration is open for The Salvation Army School of Music and Arts Program fall semester classes. To apply, visit  or The Salvation Army located at 1019 North Moore Road  Get Directions, Chattanooga, TN 37411. An informational parents meeting is scheduled for August 13 at 6:00 PM to receive more information.

The Chattanooga Salvation Army School of Music and Arts (SOMA) was founded in 2001 to serve low income students in the Brainerd community. SOMA serves public, private and home school students throughout the Chattanooga Area. Trained and experienced instructors teach selected music and art skills and provide activities, resources and incentives that motivate each young person to achieve success now and in the future. Learning to play music instills self-discipline, builds self-esteem, increases self-confidence and encourages leadership.

Instruction takes place each Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM beginning on August 20th. Students take a major class depending on school grade and select two of four elective classes. The major class for Grades 3-5 is General Music Introduction and Recorder. The Grade 6-12 major class is Brass Band. Elective classes include Guitar, Percussion, Piano and Art. Art classes cover a wide range and variety of media.

The sixteen week semester costs $50 per student. To sponsor a child or to register visit . For more information contact Kimberly George at 423-503-1801  or by email to .

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

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