The Commercial Appeal: Stax Music Academy, closing in on its 20th year, is ‘amazing on a daily basis’ | Opinion

The Stax Music Academy began programming on June 1, 2000 in the lunchroom of Stafford Elementary School before it even had a building with 125 young children who were treated by lessons and workshops by the likes of Stax icons Rufus and Carla Thomas. Now, almost 20 years later, it’s amazing to see the successes of our students and how they are giving back to the music institute that they say gave them so much. READ MORE HERE