Education & Community

Atlanta Music Project student bassist Alivia Carter performs at the Atlanta Music Project Center for Performance and Education, accompanied by pianist Jack Wagner. [credit: AMP]

Atlanta Music Project wins $50,000 Infusion Award from The Lewis Prize for Music

Mark Gresham | 18 JAN 2021 The Atlanta Music Project has been selected as an awardee for a one-year $50,000 Infusion Award from The Lewis Prize for Music for support of its music education programming for children in under-served […]

Atlanta Music Project student bassist Alivia Carter performs at the Atlanta Music Project Center for Performance and Education, accompanied by pianist Jack Wagner. [credit: AMP]

Atlanta Music Project named a finalist for $500,000 national music education prize

Mark Gresham | 4 DEC 2020 This week, the intrepid Atlanta Music Project has been named one of eight finalists vying for one of three national 2021 Accelerator Awards from The Lewis Prize for Music, founded in 2018 by […]

l-r: Jamoe Barton and Robert Spano credits: (L) BreeAnne Clowdus; (R) video frame capture / ASO]

Barton and Spano receive notable arts honors

Mark Gresham | 4 DEC 2020 Jamie Barton and Robert Spano, of Atlanta’s most prominent classical musical artists have each been awarded significant new honors for their work this week. Jamie Barton named one of Musical America’s “Artists of […]

Center detail of project promotional image. (source: georgiasymphony.org)

Georgia’s Home for the Holidays builds community, showcases 32 music groups in 35 days

EarRelevant Staff | 27 NOV 2020 This year, the lyrics of a certain popular Holiday song are particularly ironic: Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam If you want […]

Violinist Gil Shaham solos in Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (source: video frame capture, edited)

A conversation with violinist Gil Shaham: from isolation to concertizing

Mark Gresham | 15 OCT 2020 When violinist Gil Shaham soloed in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto for the recent virtual season-opening concert of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, it was his first time to perform with an orchestra since March. The […]