Education & Community

Aspen Opera director Edward Berkeley outside the Benedict Music Tent. Berkeley died unexpectedly July 17. (image source: Aspen Music Festival)

NEWS BRIEFS: July 27, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 27 JUL 2021 Atlanta Jazz Festival artists to host free “Jazz 101” educational classes Aspen Music Festival opera director Edward Berkeley dies hours before performance of The Magic Flute ➤ Atlanta Jazz Festival artists to host […]

Midtown Atlanta skyline as seen from Piedmont Park, Lake Clara Meer. (credit: Mark Gresham)

NEWS BRIEFS: July 22, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 22 JUL 2021 GSO and Girls Who Conduct launch Women Conductor Fellowship Program Michael Reese’s “Theories of the Lowest End” has been named the official artwork of the 2021 Atlanta Jazz Festival ASO announces 2021 Holiday […]

Sam Dixon, Spivey Hall's executive & artistic director, with the newly arrived "Clara" Hamburg Steinway, February 10, 2012. (credit: Mark Gresham)

Spivey Hall executive & artistic director Sam Dixon to retire after 17 seasons

MARK GRESHAM | 07 JUN 2021 Samuel C. Dixon, executive & artistic director of Spivey Hall at Clayton State University, will retire from his position effective August 1, 2021. Like many in metro Atlanta, Dixon discovered Spivey Hall at […]

Baritone Sedreck Whitaker-Baker (AMP Class of 2021) performs a solo at the AMP Center for Performance & Education in February of 2020. Sedreck joined AMP in fifth grade and has been accepted at Clayton State University where he will major in computer science and minor in music. (credit: Atlanta Music Project)

Chestnut Family Foundation partners with Atlanta Music Project to launch innovative college scholarship fund

EarRelevant Staff | 4 JUN 2021 ATLANTA, GA— On Thursday, during their AMP Senior Send-Off virtual event, the Atlanta Music Project, together with the Chestnut Family Foundation, announced the launch of The Chestnut Family College Scholarship Fund, an innovative […]