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 McCarthy, […]
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Stax Music Academy announces plans for 20th anniversary in 2020; Ellen DeGeneres “Greatest Night of Giveaways” holiday special appearance December 12, 2019

MEMPHIS, TN, DECEMBER 4, 2019 – The Stax Music Academy announced at a press conference today in Memphis that it will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2020 with a months-long celebration of special events, expanded and new programming, new fundraising efforts, and other activities. All of this is to celebrate the academy being the only […]
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Levi’s® Music Project Partners with Justin Timberlake to install permanent songwriting lab and create songwriting masterclass at Stax Music Academy

Funding for arts education is at risk across the globe, leaving many of today’s youth without these valuable outlets for personal development and creative expression. Since 2015, Levi’s® has partnered with respected artists and local community partners around the world to develop Levi’s® Music Project — an initiative that brings music education resources to community-based […]
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