Rockford Symphony Orchestra collects instruments for RPS students

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Rockford Symphony Orchestra teamed with the Rockford Public Schools district to help put instruments into the hands of kids who don't have access to them.

The orchestra hosted an instrument drive to collect instruments that are in good, playable condition to be donated for classroom use. Instruments that aren't playable were still collected and will be used for art projects and decoration. The orchestra said it received dozens of instruments and appreciates those in the community who support music in our schools.