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Stax Music Academy presents Teen Music Career Fair January 17, 2020

The Stax Music Academy announced its 2nd annual Music Career Fair for teens. Scheduled for Friday January 17th from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, teens will learn about careers in music from the professionals who do it every day. The event features three super panels: “Build Your Team,” “Branding and Storytelling,” and “Cash In: Ways to make […]
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Stax Music Academy presents Practice Challenge during January 2020

We practice to be better at our craft. We practice for the love of music. And now our students and staff encourage everyone to practice music for 30 minutes each day. At Stax Music Academy we believe anyone can have natural talent but it’s through practice and discipline that one can be transformed from good […]
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Ellen DeGeneres gives Stax Music Academy $250,000 and prizes for students on final night of NBC’s “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways”

  On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Stax Music Academy was featured on the final night of NBC’s three-night holiday special, “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways,” during which Ellen DeGeneres and a host of her celebrity friends surprised people with incredible unexpected gifts. Celebrities included Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa […]
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Stax Music Academy 20th Anniversary in 2020 includes performances, workshops, music marathons, and more

With the Stax Music Academy gearing up for its 20th anniversary in 2020, the months-long celebration will include special performances, workshops, a global practice challenge, a live-streamed music marathon, special Summer Music Experience Grand Finale, alumni reunion/donor appreciation event, and much more. Here is the full list of events with more details to come. January […]
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Stax Music Academy to open for Booker T. Jones January 18, 2020 at Crosstown Theater in Memphis

On January 18, 2020, the Stax Music Academy will kick off its 20th Anniversary year by opening for the legendary Stax Records Icon Booker T. Jones at Crosstown Theater. Doors open at 7 pm, concert begins at 8 pm. Booker T. Jones is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award […]
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