Musical Uprising

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 12:08pm

When budget cuts did away a Los Angeles school's music program students took matters into their own hands.

Students at Los Angeles' Belmont High School are leading a melodic uprising.

For the first time in 80 years, the students at Belmont High have no school-funded band, choir, or music program.

"Students came to me and they said they wanted to start a music club," says teacher Brian Montes.

And they did.

With the help of Mr. Montes, a science teacher with a music background who took on the project as a labor of love.

With in weeks of putting flyers across the school that read 'Do You Love To Sing,' the school held after school auditions, and the real-life glee club was formed.

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