Dantes’ Blog

July 22, 2015

Knock Knock Live Visits AMP

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

July 19, 2015

Bringing Communities Together Through Music

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

May 03, 2015

Lois Reitzes Interview with Atlanta Music Project

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

February 08, 2015

I Am Blacknificent

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

August 27, 2014

A Week of Corporate Social Responsibility

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

April 29, 2014

Opening The Kinsey Collection

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

March 14, 2014

Honored by my Alma Mater

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

December 16, 2013

AMP Strings play Tchaikovsky!

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