Stax Music Academy offering in-person, weeklong Summer Music experiences at reduced tuition as a way to bring young musicians together again; COVID precautions still in place

The Stax Music Academy announced today that plans for its usual Summer Music Experience have changed amid the lingering COVID pandemic. Because so many area students have been isolated for the past year and music is something naturally done together and shared, Stax Music Academy summer plans now include four, one-week, in-person Summer Music Intensives […]
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES help “Make Dreams (Come True)” at Memphis’ Stax Music Academy

Daryl Hall and John Oates, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and the number-one selling duo in music history, have teamed up with the London, UK/Austin, Texas-based Soundwaves Art Foundation to help raise funds for the nonprofit Stax Music Academy, an afterschool and summer music institute at the original site of Stax Records in Memphis, […]
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Concord Pledges $1 Million over five years to fund scholarships for Stax Music Academy

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Stax Music Academy (SMA), Stax Records owner Concord is pledging $1 million to fund scholarships to attend the Memphis institute, Billboard has learned. Over the next five school years, the Concord Stax Scholarships will cover full tuition for at least 20 students each year. Awarded by the Stax Music Academy based […]
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Stax Music Academy & Ty Boyland Consulting present “Youth Music Biz Conference” May 21 – 22

The Stax Music Academy announced that is has joined forces with Ty Boyland Consulting, Memphis Music Initiative (MMI) and other organizations to present a Youth Music Biz Conference in May 2021. The conference is a free, three-day virtual event that brings together music students, teachers, and professionals throughout the region for a complete youth workforce […]
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