The guitar class is taught by Henry Robinett; he is sponsored by the William James Association. The keyboards class, which takes place at the same time in the same visiting room, is led by inmates.

The students’ musical experience varies widely in both of these classes; the more advanced students spend considerable time coaching the beginners.

The class is part of California Arts in Corrections, which is administered by the California Arts Council in partnership with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: www.artsincorrections.org.

Funding for these photographs was provided by the California Arts Council.

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