Two AMP Academy Musicians Awarded Allen Edmonds Scholarship

The Atlanta Music Project and Allen Edmonds have partnered to offer a scholarship program that reflects the values of both organizations. Both organizations agree that it is important for young musicians to sound their best and look their best for performances. Founded upon this shared belief, the Allen Edmonds Scholarship provides two eligible AMP Academy students with a complimentary pair of performance shoes. The scholarship is open only to teens enrolled in the AMP Academy. Winners were chosen based on the merit of a submitted essay.

This year’s Allen Edmonds Scholarship winners are tenth grade violinist Cierra Butler and ninth grade cellist Danielle Liburd. The scholarship recipients were treated to a red carpet reception on April 11 at the Allen Edmonds store in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, GA, while they chose their brand new performance shoes.

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Tenth grader Cierra tries on a pair of performance shoes at the Allen Edmonds store in Buckhead.

 

Ninth grader Danielle (second from left) poses with AMP Conductor & Artistic Manager of Orchestras Christopher Thibdeau (left) and Allen Edmonds staff at the Allen Edmonds store in Buckhead.

Ninth grader Danielle (second from left) poses with AMP Conductor & Artistic Manager of Orchestras Christopher Thibdeau (far left) and Allen Edmonds staff at the Allen Edmonds store in Buckhead.

 

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About Allen Edmonds

 

Allen Edmonds began handcrafting Made in U.S.A. shoes in 1922 on the shores of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin. Today they continue this manufacturing tradition and offer the finest men’s dress and casual shoes available featuring classic American styling and fine craftsmanship. AE’s product is complemented by Master Fitters who have earned their title by fitting over 3,000 customers (and counting), making them experts when it comes to finding a pair of Allen Edmonds that will feel like they were tailored especially for your feet.

Allen Edmonds prides itself on using superior leathers such as calf skin and cordovan. These materials are combined with cork footbeds to create unmatched comfort. AE’s shoes remain in the last for at least 24 hours to ensure that they hold their shape for a lifetime. Allen Edmonds style is about more than just fashion and materials. It is about conveying a classic look while retaining versatility and durability.

You’ll be in good company with leaders all over the world who wear AE shoes during the most important moments of their esteemed careers.

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