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Blaine County School District Partners with Sun Valley Summer Symphony

Ellen Sanders Ellen Sanders, a cellist with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony for 25 years and Summer Music Workshop faculty member since 1998, is now a full-time teacher in the Wood River Valley.  She will divide her time between teaching in the Blaine County School District (BCSD) and the symphony’s year-round School of Music classes.

“The unique collaboration between the school district and the symphony strengthens musical education in the Wood River Valley,” said BCSD Superintendent Dr. GwenCarol Holmes.  “In addition to teaching in the public schools and the School of Music programs, she also will offer private cello lessons. This sort of partnership allows us to offer outstanding opportunities to talented students in a small community.”