music education

30 Apr

2020 Georgia Music Grants Total Nearly $100,000

The Georgia Music Grant to Lyman Hall Elementary School in Gainesville funds a residency with music teacher Dana Rice. (Photo by Austin Steele) In early 2020, the Georgia Music Foundation awarded $99,615 in Georgia Music Grants to more than 20 schools and non-profit organizations for projects taking place this year. Established in 2015, the Georgia Music Grant supports music education, preservation and outreach programs around the state. Among the projects funded in 2020 was “Electrify the Britt” a two-day chorus workshop led...

Boudleaux Bryant Festival
11 Oct

Boudleaux Bryant Festival

The Georgia Music Foundation is proud to support the Boudleaux Bryant Festival in recognition of one of Georgia’s musical legends. On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 & 12, the City of Shellman and the Shellman Beautification Association host the Boudleaux Bryant Festival to celebrate what would have been Boudleaux Bryant’s 100th birthday. On Friday night, Albany’s Bo Henry Band entertains on the main stage beginning at 8 p.m. at the Shellman Park + Depot. Saturday’s festivities run from 10...