Music school gets financial boost

The Langley Community Music School has received $23,000 in funding from the BC Arts Council.

The Langley Community Music School has received $23,000 in funding from the BC Arts Council.

The grant is part of $6 million the council has recently committed to help artists and arts organizations across British Columbia.

“The support that we receive from the BC Arts Council grant is essential to providing the highest standard of professional level training to our senior students,” said Langley Community Music School Principal Susan Magnusson.

“Our program prepares students for acceptance into the top universities and conservatories throughout the world as they continue their professional training.”

There are 127 recipients of grants and the Langley Community Music School is one of 38 awards given in the music sector.

The BC government has supplied $24 million in funding to the BC Arts Council for 2015-2016.