SNAP! After School

by Soulsville Foundation

Summary

SNAP! After School, a Stax Music Academy program provides music education, mentoring and unique performance opportunities to youth.
$1,330
total raised
28
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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

Solution

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

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.soulsvillefoundation.org
Stax Music Academy
Soulsville Foundation
The Soulsville Charter School
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Organization Information

Soulsville Foundation

Location: Memphis, TN - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.soulsvillefoundation.org
Project Leader:
Maggie Russell
Chief Operating Officer
Memphis, TN United States

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