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Students trumpet support for funding music in schools

Published: Thursday, March 6 2014 5:59 p.m. MST

The Maple Mountain High School choir performs during a rally to support music in schools at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — A group showed it's possible to entertain and lobby at the same time at the state Capitol on Thursday.

The Maple Mountain High School choir, American Fork High School Marching Band and Farmington Junior High's Three Quarters Blond joined musician Kurt Bestor and Utah Symphony Utah Opera CEO Melia Tourangeau in a rally to support the funding of music programs in schools.

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