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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A group of local musicians is headed to Paris, France. Don't Miss a Beat is a performing arts camp for students who live mostly in the Riverside and Brooklyn areas.

Founder Ulysses Owens, Jr. says its important for students to be a part of after school music programs.

"So many programs, especially art programs are being taken out of schools, in not only Jacksonville but all across the country. We really need to have supplemental programs that can help kids," said Owens.

Over the summer, Don't Miss a Beat puts on a summer camp and had students from Paris and Togo, Africa come to be a part. Now, all of the students are meeting in France.

They'll be gone for a week and will perform with the students in Paris.

The trip was completely paid for through a GoFundMe account, and a few large donations.

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