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MMI is hiring! We are seeking candidates for two positions (click the title to view job description and details):Director of Finance and OperationsProgram Coordinator for MMI WorksInterested indivi...

Music Engagement Teaching Fellowship: 2017 information sessions

Musicians: this isn't your average gig.MMI is seeking new applicants for our Music Engagement Teaching Fellowship, which places musicians in classrooms throughout our city to provide high quality m...

In the classroom: Music Engagement Teaching Fellow Gerald Morgan

Mr. Lexxus Walker is the new band director at Hickory Ridge Middle School here in the Hickory Hill area of Memphis. Not only is he the new band director, this is also his first year in the educatio...

Memphis Black Arts Alliance: thriving in 2017

by Lar'Juanette WilliamsMemphis, Tennessee, long ago established itself as the city with heavy artistic influences that span from music ideologies to dance, voice, live stage and visual artistic im...

Building diversity in classical music

by Lecolion WashingtonMy organization, PRIZM Ensemble, is based in Memphis and is focused on building a diverse musical community.Though there is a growing conversation around diversity in classica...

A first-hand perspective: Janet Thompson

When I re-opened Frederick Douglass High School as principal in 2008, the school had been closed for 27 years. As a beacon of hope and light and the cornerstone of the Douglass community, my strong...