Aisha’s Blog

April 12, 2014

AMPlify wows at the Georgia Aquarium!

On April 3, 2014, Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell declared it “Box Tops for Education Day”. The day was marked by a grand event – the Fourth Annual General Mills Box Tops for Education Town Hall Meeting. Inspired by … Continue reading

December 16, 2013

AMPlify sings Kwanzaa!

From AMPlify’s 2013 Holiday Concert, the R. Nathaniel Dett Concert Choir, sings Kwanzaa by Yvette Holt conducted by yours truly. Click here to support one of these fabulous young artists through our 2013-2014 Sponsor-A-Musician campaign. Enjoy! -Aisha

December 13, 2013

AMPlify artists lift their voices for social change!

Note: This post submitted by Tislam Swift, Site Assistant for the AMPlify Concert Choir. This past week, I had the pleasure of working alongside Aisha Bowden and Dantes Rameau at the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s (ACFB) Holiday party. Our R. … Continue reading

April 17, 2013

AMPlify Begins on a High Note!

AMPlify, our all new choral program, is off to a wonderful start. In just two months of programming, the students have had some amazing experiences. Just take a peek at some of the happenings… THE ATLANTA OPERA… visited AMPlify to … Continue reading

February 08, 2013

AMP AMPlifies ATL at Ivy Prep!

Welcome to AMPlify! This week was exhilarating! We began class on Tuesday with over 60 brilliant scholars of Ivy Preparatory Academy at Kirkwood. AMPlify consists of two dynamic choral ensembles, grouped by grade. All first through third graders sing in … Continue reading

September 26, 2012

First Pitch!

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but there’s a new player on the team. We recently announced my new and improved relationship with the Atlanta Music Project as the Director of AMPlify, the choral program of the Atlanta Music Project … Continue reading

June 27, 2012

It’s Coming…

There is more than one way to tip an epidemic, in other words. Epidemics are a function of the people who transmit infectious agents, the infectious agent itself, and the environment in which the infectious agent is operating. And when … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Immersed in El Sistema: My experience in Venezuela

What a trip. You may know this already, but Venezuela is truly awe-inspiring. The sessions and readings we experienced as Fellows prepared us well – and then the trip itself catapulted us into another dimension! Every single bit of knowledge … Continue reading