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29 June 2015By:Matthew Sharpe
By Guest Columnists DANTES RAMEAU, co-founder and executive director of the Atlanta Music Project; and AISHA BOWDEN, co-founder and director of AMPlify, the choral program of the Atlanta...
16 June 2015By:Dantes Rameau
The Atlanta Music Project Launches Flagship After-School Choral Program at The Kindezi School at West Lake
AMPlify, the choral music program of the Atlanta Music Project, to serve 85 Kindezi students. ATLANTA, JUNE 18, 2015 – The Atlanta Music Project and The Kindezi Schools have formed a...
04 June 2015By:Dantes Rameau
Atlanta Music Project Op-Ed Regarding Atlanta Public Schools’ Elementary School Band and Orchestra Programs
By Dantes Rameau and Aisha Bowden, Co-Directors of the Atlanta Music Project The reduction, reconfiguration or in some instances, the complete elimination, of music classes in public...
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
AMP Student-Teaching Artist Corner Makeda Freer, Trombone Student Age: 12 Joined AMP: 2010 Instrument: viola for two years, now trombone since September 2013 Why the trombone: Unique instrument, easy to hold because I’m tall! Making a sound came easy to me. How it’s been … Continue reading