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04 February 2016By:Matthew Sharpe
The AMP Van needs a name! You’ve seen the AMP Van driving around Atlanta, shuttling our young artists to and from rehearsals and concerts. Now help us come...
24 January 2016By:Lindsay Aleshire
Internationally-acclaimed drummer Lil John Roberts presents a lecture and performance, followed by a musical collaboration with the AMPlify Choir. This exclusive opportunity for the AMPlify students to perform...
23 January 2016By:Lindsay Aleshire
Two Atlanta Music Project students will participate in the Georgia Music Educator’s Association All-State Orchestra in March 2016 after successfully passing two rounds of auditions and winning second...
Well, not sure what to say about this particular moment in the history of my life and the Atlanta Music Project! This is the kind of stuff that’s so amazing, you can’t even dream about it. My heartfelt thanks to … Continue reading
As many of you know, the 2014-2015 school year was AMP’s fifth year of programming. For this special milestone we wanted to create something special for our students who spend so many hours patiently honing their musical craft at AMP, … Continue reading
For the second time in five years I was honored to be interviewed by Lois Reitzes, the host of City Lights on Atlanta’s local NPR station, WABE 90. 1. I was thrilled to be joined on the interview by Professor … Continue reading
Yesterday I had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate Black History Month with the Atlanta Music Project String Orchestra. For the second year in a row, AMP was invited to perform at the Atlanta History Center located in Buckhead. Last year … Continue reading
This week has been a terrific week for corporate support of the Atlanta Music Project. I think the buzz word for this stuff these days is Corporate Social Responsibility. Whatever the term, it feels great that AMP is becoming intertwined … Continue reading
On April 5, 2014 the Atlanta Music Project South Bend Wind Ensemble had the honor of performing for the opening day of The Kinsey Collection at the Atlanta History Center (where a scene from the Hunger Games was shot!). Our … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that I will be returning to McGill University, my alma mater, in May to accept the James G. Wright Award! Awarded by the McGill Alumni Association, the James G. Wright award “honours young McGill graduates who … Continue reading
From AMP’s recent holiday concert, the AMP Gilbert House String Orchestra performs an arrangement of the Finale from Tchaikvosky’s String Serenade, conducted by yours truly. Click here to support one of these fabulous young artists through our 2013-2014 Sponsor-A-Musician campaign. Thankfully, Dantes