Education & Community

ASYO Chamber Orchestra, Jerry Hou, conductor, performs Beethoven's Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus. (video frame / ASO)

How the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra addressed performing under pandemic

Mark Gresham | 16 APR 2021 On Sunday, April 11, The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchetsra streamed its spring Crescendo concert, which was recorded in March. Normally the ASYo, involving over a hundred young musicians performs as a single, unified […]

Recording artist Keeyen Martin closed the show with Donny Hathaway's "A Sing for You.". (AMP TV)

Review: Atlanta Music Project faculty brings music of the African diaspora to the fore

Atlanta Music Project Music of the African Diaspora Festival “Studio Sessions” concert February 28, 2021 Various artists Mark Gresham | 02 MAR 2021 As part of its Music of the African Diaspora Festival (Feb 25 – 28) in then […]

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 […]