SNAP! After School

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SNAP! After School, a Stax Music Academy program provides music education, mentoring and unique performance opportunities to youth.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

SNAP! After School fulfills the need for high-quality programs designed to teach youngsters music, readies them to become adults, and provides life-skills training & experiences, college prep, cultural exchanges, travel opportunities & more. SNAP! students become better musicians & instructional mentoring helps to mold them into better individuals. "Through these children, American Soul music has a future," said Mr. Al Bell, former President/Board Chairman-Stax Recording Company, Mphs TN

How will this project solve this problem?

Some activities offered through partnerships include: -Berklee College of Music -JusBlues Foundation -Iris Orchestra/students perform & interact with artists such as Brandford Marsalis -The Bird School of Music, San Francisco

Potential Long Term Impact

Serving over 2,000 since 2000, our program can serve youngsters infinitely. Stax Music Academy teaches kids 'real music' & uses the same as a mentoring tool. Our program improves quality of life, artistically, save kids lives & fuels creativity.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Project Leader

Maggie Russell

Chief Operating Officer
Memphis, TN United States

Where is this project located?

Map of SNAP! After School