Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principal Double Bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra, works with AMP Academy double bassist Alivia Carter. Photo by Anthony Alston/Solidarity Films LLC.

The Atlanta Music Project proudly announces the 2013 AMP Academy Masterclasses, featuring prominent guests artists from around the country. These 2013 AMP Academy Masterclasses are made possible with the support of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

The AMP Academy launched in 2012 and provides advanced musical training for AMP’s most talented and dedicated students. AMP Academy students receive weekly private lessons with AMP Teaching Artists, participate in masterclasses with guests artists and perform solo recitals  and side-by-side concerts with AMP Teaching Artists. The AMP Academy was launched when AMP was awarded a Widening The Stage Grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in 2012.

From April 8, 2013 to April 18, 2013, the below guests artists will lead masterclasses with AMP Academy students. More info can be found here.

April 8 – Joseph Conyers, Double Bass, Philadelphia Orchestra and Project 440

April 15 – Benjamin Geller, Viola, Rochester Philharmonic

April 16 – David France, Violin, Sistema Fellows ’12, Revolution of Hope

April 17 – Domenic Salerni, Violin, First Violinist, Vega String Quartet

April 17 – Martha Gerchefski, Cello, Faculty, Georgia State School of Music