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Stax Music Academy now offering “Practice Chops” series online for any student musicians

It’s important to keep up your practice chops while you’re temporarily home from school. We’re here to help! We’ve now launched our “Practice Chops” series online with our music director Paul McKinney. Sessions include tutorial videos and sheet music that you can use to practice. In our first installment, Mr. McKinney helps students learn the […]
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WREG Channel 3: Pandemic doesn’t stop Stax Music Academy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping a local music school from teaching and educating people on Memphis’ music history. Students of the Stax Music Academy have moved from in-person classes to online. “The students were so excited to come back and have classes in this forum after having spring break and not […]
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WMC TV Channel 5: Stax Music Academy to launch virtual classes for all Memphis students

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Starting Monday, Stax Music Academy (SMA) is expanding its virtual practice classes to all students across Memphis. SMA has been holding virtual classes with academy students since Monday, from music lessons to theory, and ensemble practices. The academy will put sample music lessons on their website starting Monday so that all […]
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Stax Music Academy in concert with Trombone Shorty Foundation at Crosstown Arts March 21 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Out of concern regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus and concerns about health safety for its students, families, Trombone Shorty Foundation Academy students and concertgoers the Stax Music Academy had decided to postpone its upcoming exchange with the Trombone Shorty Foundation, including the planned March 21, 2020 Memphis vs New Orleans concert at Crosstown Theater. The Stax […]
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