REGISTER TODAY
FOR OUR FREE VIRTUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE Learn More »

News

Register Now for the Soulsville Foundation’s third annual free virtual Black History Month presentation in February 2023

The Soulsville Foundation announced today that it will debut its third annual free virtual Black History Month presentation created by the Stax Music Academy in conjunction with the Stax Museum of American Soul Music on February 3, 2023. This year’s film is a special celebration of the Stax Museum’s 20th Anniversary. REGISTER HERE FOR YOU […]
Read More

SMA invited to celebrate 25th Anniversary of New Jersey Performing Arts Center

SMA takes Newark, New Jersey! In October, select SMA students and alumni traveled to Newark, New Jersey, to perform at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Saturday, October 1st, as they celebrated 25 years. The event also paid tribute to Ray Chambers and his family, a philanthropist who has helped Newark & New Jersey […]
Read More

Stax Music Academy & Concord announce recipients of Concord Stax Scholarships for 2022-2023

MEMPHIS AND NASHVILLE – In 2021, Stax Records owner Concord announced the Concord Stax Scholarships to provide full tuition for at least 20 students of Stax Music Academy (SMA) in each year over the next five school years. Every scholarship is being awarded based on financial need and merit and will be presented to each […]
Read More

Performances

Crosstown Arts presents Stax Music Academy: SONGBIRDS: A Tribute to Women in Jazz in The Green Room March 21 at 7 pm

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the jazz department at the Stax Music Academy will present a tribute to the pioneers and powerhouses that have blazed trails for women worldwide in jazz. The concert will feature SMA’s jazz vocal ensemble, Kind Of Blue, named after the iconic 1959 Miles Davis album. The vocalists will be accompanied […]
Read More