Community Building and Annapolis Symphony Academy to Receive AMFM Summer Grants

Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM) is awarding $6,000 of its David Glaser Education Grant to be split between two organizations whose local summer music programs benefit underserved students in the greater Annapolis area .

The Creating Communities Art Mentoring Academy is a week-long summer intensive where elementary and middle school students from low-income families participate in a variety of art forms and receive one-on-one attention and mentoring by the through programs and workshops offered by master teachers and artists. Annapolis Symphony Academy’s summer program provides a high-level musical education to students from all cultural and economic backgrounds with weekly private lessons, ensemble rehearsals, guest artist workshops, and access to performances , recitals and ensemble concerts of the Annapolis Symphony.

“We are pleased to honor the legacy of David Glaser by supporting such wonderful community summer programs,” said AMFM President Matt McConville. “Helping the next generation of musicians by providing mentorship opportunities to underserved children is an important part of our work.”

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These scholarships are just one of the AMFM’s youth programs. The Tim King Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship for a high school student to study music performance in college, funding for teaching music at Bates Middle School, and grants for underserved students taking classes. with local music organizations.

The AMFM is a nonprofit organization that was created to provide financial assistance to professional musicians in Annapolis who are unable to work due to illness, injury, or any other circumstance that prevents them from performing. produce. It raises funds through donations and musical events that showcase local professional talent. For more information about the AMFM and the David Glaser Scholarship, visit www.am-fm.org

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