Spring Classical Concert Series at Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. March 7 - Wind Ensemble, String Orchestras and Guitar March 9 - Opera (Nina Johnson Aria Competition), Choral and Piano Located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, come see these talented students perform. Booker T's mission statement, "To provide intensive training in the arts and academics". Arts Magnet prepares students to attend college, conservatory or to enter the professional field. Since its inception the school has garnered 18 presidential scholars and 194 DeeBee awards sponsored by Downbeat Magazine – a total unmatched by any institution, college or university in the country.