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    World renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma waves hello after being introduced to students at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. He and Damian Woetzel, left, a former principal dancer in the New York City Ballet, performed for the entire school with some of the students. The artists were brought to the school as part of the Innovative Schedule for the Arts, a new program started up at the school only a couple of months ago that integrates the arts into students' everyday schedules. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    While Savoy Elementary School students and cellist Yo Yo Ma look on, Heather Watts and her husband Damian Woetzel, who both used to dance with the New York City Ballet, perform a pas de deux at the Southeast Washington, D.C. school on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The artists came to the school to lead a small private workshop with some students and then performed with those students for the entire school. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    Damian Woetzel, center, a former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, leads a group of Savoy Elementary School students, both on stage and in the audience, in a dance during a performance at the Southeast Washington, D.C. school on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Mr. Woetzel and world renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma came to the school to work with students in a small private workshop and then perform for the entire school. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    World renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma, right, looks on as Savoy Elementary School students (from left) Kevon Gordon, Jionni Anderson, Anton Gamble and Tanaysia Smith perform a poem called "We are Unique" that Mr. Ma would accompany at varying points during a performance at the school on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    World renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma talks to students at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. during a performance on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Mr. Ma came to the school as part of the Innovative Schedule for the Arts, a new program started up at the school only a couple of months ago that integrates the arts into students' everyday schedules. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    Bonita Cacho, right, who works with the arts intensive after-school program at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C., works wtih two students dressed as Allegaries, or spiritual protectors of the village, to practice their stilt walking in the school's hallway on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)


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    Nakijah Pace, 9, and other Savoy Elementary School students get their makeup done before performing in a flash mob dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in front of the National Portrait Gallery as a way to teach music theory, movement and the impact of the song on the music industry and the "cultural fabric of our society," Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 8, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Kechelle Settle, 8, center, and fellow Savoy Elementary School students perform a flash mob dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in front of the National Portrait Gallery as a way to teach music theory, movement and the impact of the song on the music industry and the "cultural fabric of our society," Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 8, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Kechelle Settle, 8, center, and fellow Savoy Elementary School students perform a flash mob dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in front of the National Portrait Gallery as a way to teach music theory, movement and the impact of the song on the music industry and the "cultural fabric of our society," Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 8, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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