MUSIC IN THE PARK 2017 PERFORMANCE INVITATION
Directors, Parents and Students:
MUSIC IN THE PARK is gearing up for our 7th annual MUSIC FESTIVAL, Sunday, April 23rd, which will be held in the historic West End Community. We want to share with you valuable information on how to participate. Music In The Park is offering performance opportunities for outstanding middle school and high school bands/orchestras to star as youth acts and in our Finale Orchestra with Maestro Miguel Atwood-Ferguson from Los Angeles, California.
Music In The Park is proud to center our purpose and beliefs on the idea that music is an important component towards the development of well-rounded youth. The purpose of the MITP MUSIC FESTIVAL is to create a musical experience that is unlike the traditional classroom setting.
On, April 23, 2017 local middle/high school bands and orchestras are invited to perform for crowds of 1500 or more. We also want you to stay and be a part of the “grand finale act”. Your full band/orchestra will have the opportunity to sit side-by-side with world-class musicians and perform music that will be fun, challenging and engaging with our MITP ORCHESTRA. Directors, we invite you and your students to help make this event the biggest event of spring 2017!
- HOW TO SIGN YOUR BAND UP
Jazz bands, concert bands, orchestras and other acts can perform at various time slots on April 23rd. Feel free to perform music of your choosing. Traditional and non-traditional music is welcome.
- VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR EASY REGISTRATION
Please complete the Ensemble Participation Form below or contact STRINGMOBMITP@HOTMAIL.COM for questions and more information.
- FINALE PERFORMANCE
The Finale Orchestra will be created of all participating bands & orchestras! Music will be sent upon registration. It’s going to be fun & funky! The MITP ORCHESTRA finale will begin at 5:00pm.
Leading up to the big day, the Music In The Park team will be touring schools to help rehearse bands for the finale. Let us know what time your band meets on April 20th or 21st. We will also offer rehearsal on Saturday, April 22nd for the MITP ORCHESTRA.
All performances and rehearsals will take place centered around Gallery 992, located at Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW (art center) and Howell Park in West End Atlanta.
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Music In The Park Atlanta was founded in 2010 by Saxophonist Kebbi Williams to provide live music and diverse cultural experiences for residents in his community who had limited access to arts and cultural programming. The Mission of Music In The Park is to enlighten young performers and inspire vibrancy in communities through music and performing arts. The organization has proudly served 5100 students, engaged over 300 professional musicians and presented to 100,000+ people over the past 6 years.
Directors, the MUSIC IN THE PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL is excited about your ensembles’ participation. Please complete the following registration information. Equipment Notice: Bring needed percussion instruments. Performance time slots will be inclusive of load in/load out windows. Music stands will be available. Performance date is April 23, 2017. Please return your completed form to email@example.com OR complete registration online at www.musicintheparkatl.org.