The Hernandez K-8 School joined Neighborhood Arts in fall of 2013. During the 2017-18 season, Maria Finkelmeier presented 10 weeks of Kadence Arts' Beatbus project with amplified bucket drums in November-December 2017 and May/June 2018 with 4th graders. Ms. Finkelmeier will repeat this residency in Spring 2019 for 4 workshops and three school performances at the Hernandez School in June (dates tbd.)
In previous seasons the Hernandez students has received lecture demonstrations from Guy Mendilow, Sol y Canto, Quartet of Happiness, and the John Hanifin Band. Dance workshops at the Hernandez have included artists Jorge Arce, Pilobolus and Compagna Danza.