The Atlanta Music Project

Board of Directors

  • Philip M. Juravel, CPA, CITP

    CHAIR OF THE BOARD

    Phil Juravel is the owner of Juravel & Company, LLC, a small full service CPA firm in Alpharetta, Georgia in operation since 1987. Phil is presently the Treasurer of the Georgia Ensemble Theatre Company in Roswell, Georgia. The company operates out of the Roswell Municipal Auditorium and does numerous main stage professional productions as well as a Conservatory for children in the summer. They also do several productions for the local schools…Read More

  • Steve Tyler

    Interim Treasurer and Interim Finance Committee Chair

    Passionate about client service and cultivating long-term relationships, Steve leads engagements for some of the most prominent players in the US real estate industry in his capacity as a partner in PwC’s Asset Management tax practice. After beginning his career in the Dallas market in 1997, Steve spent 8 years in PwC’s New York real estate practice before relocating to Atlanta…Read More

  • Aisha Bowden

    EX OFFICIO

    CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF AMPLIFY

    Aisha Bowden is Acting Executive Director and  Co-Founder/Director of AMPlify, the Choral Program of the Atlanta Music Project. In 2012, Aisha completed the Sistema Fellows program, a prestigious, post-gradaute fellowship of New England Conservatory that trains gifted musicians and educators to lead El Sistema-inspired programs in the United States. Prior to the fellowship, Aisha was an award-winning public school music educator for nine years…Read More

  • Austin Dickson

    FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

    Austin Dickson is President and Executive Director of Literacy Action, Georgia’s largest nonprofit provider of adult basic education. Before joining Literacy Action, Dickson served as director of philanthropy for Action Ministries, a statewide, faith-based, homeless services and basic needs organization. He also has worked for the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta on its regional and environmental initiatives…Read More

  • Doug Hooker

    Douglas Hooker is the executive director of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). As head of the official planning organization for the 10-county, 70-city Atlanta region, he oversees regional planning programs in the areas of transportation, community development, land use, water and natural resources, aging services and workforce development and more…Read More

  • Joyce A. Moore

    MARKETING & OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

    Joyce A. Moore is a life long resident of the metropolitan Atlanta area and grew up in Lawrenceville, GA. She graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Education…Read More

  • Dantes Rameau

    EX OFFICIO

    CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    ATLANTA MUSIC PROJECT

    Dantes is a member of the inaugural class of Sistema Fellows at the New England Conservatory, graduating in 2010. As a Sistema Fellow he spent one year studying non-profit management and El Sistema, including two months in Venezuela where he taught, performed and observed. It was during the Sistema Fellows Program that he co-founded the Atlanta Music Project…Read More

  • Alcides Rodriguez

    Alcides Rodriguez joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as bass clarinetist in the fall of 2005. He received his degrees in music from Baylor and Northwestern Universities, studying with Richard Shanley,Russell Dagon, and J. Lawrie Bloom, as well as chamber music with Larry Combs. He began his musical training in the Youth Symphony Orchestra of his hometown, Guanare, Venezuela, and continued at the National Conservatory of Music of Venezuela with professors Valdemar Rodríguez and Luis Rossi…Read More

  • John Sparrow

    FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CHAIR

    John Sparrow, currently a Director at BoardWalk Consulting, has 23 years of experience in nonprofit administration and performing arts venue management. In addition to his responsibilities with BoardWalk, he also oversees the activities of the Dawson Family Foundation, a private family foundation that provides support and resources to educational institutions, performing arts institutions and talented and ambitious minority students…Read More

  • Steve Wadley

    FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

    Steve Wadley is the Owner and CEO of Click Media, a full service internet advertising agency. Click Media specializes in all aspects of online advertising for clients in the financial and health industries. Steve has been generating highly targeted online CPA programs since 1997. All services including graphics, web-hosting, data management and ad spend management are performed in-house giving advertiser clients a one stop shop for all their internet needs…Read More

  • James Watson, CFA

    FINANCE COMMITTEE

    James Watson is C0-Founder at the New School. Previously he was Director of Music at the Ben Franklin Academy and the Global Program Director for Village Capital. James splits his time between running student bands, facilitation music performance classes, and working with impact driven entrepreneurs to help them develop strong business models, successful ventures, and connect to sources of funding…Read More