Dustin Moe, Washburn, ND

Digital concert brings student musicians together

May 18, 2020 |

We are asking rural communities to share how COVID-19 is impacting them. Read below and see how music teacher Dustin Moe of Washburn, ND managed to perform digitally with his students.

I am a band and choir teacher in Washburn, ND. Once the COVID-19 pandemic closed down school I wanted to find away to stay connected with the kids I care so much about. So we started doing projects through my youtube account. Some of the projects were record yourself performing something, submit a video telling future students why they should be involved in band and choir, and probably the most popular I had a part of my choir perform a piece virtually. You can see that video here https://buff.ly/3bClD39

My superintendent shared the video on the school website and it got a lot of positive feedback. I am happy the kids are getting noticed for the hard work they do even when they are stuck at home. It is no match for learning in the school building but I glad the kids are still getting the recognition they deserve.

Previous ALL STORIES Next

Dr. Brandon Renfroe - Geraldine, AL

May 6, 2024

How rural-focused Higher-Ed programs nurture K-12 education.

Alabama & Black Belt, Teacher Profile, Podcast, Teacher Feature: Alabama

Sophia Elswick, Music Teacher at Stark County High School.

Sophia Elswick - Toulon, IL

March 28, 2024

A music teacher at Stark County High School in rural Illinois, shares her story about finding community and herself while teaching in rural communities.

Power of Partnerships, Rural Teacher Corps, Teacher Profile, Rural Resilience, Teacher Feature: Illinois