Congratulations! Thank you for celebrating FAME’s 13th Anniversary and the esteemed 2017 awardees who made significant contributions to improving the lives of our youth and communities, with a special thanks to all of our Anniversary & Corporate Sponsors. 13TH ANNIVERSARY & AWARDS CELEBRATION booklet!
Get A Slice of FAME: A Fundraiser for Arts Education – Thursday, October 20th at The Original Ledo’s Restaurant – The Marcos Family
Join us! A Fundraiser for Arts Education Thursday, October 20, 2016 11AM – 10 PM Live Music 4 PM – 9 PM The Original Ledo’s Restaurant – The Marcos Family 4509 Knox Road College Park, MD 20740 301-422-8122 http://www.ledorestaurant.com A portion of the proceeds will be donated to FAME-Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education […]
FAME 12th Anniversary Awardees Host – Tony Richards Co-Chairs Todd M. Turner, Council Member (District 4) & Doug J. J. Peters, State Senator (District 23) with FAME Executive Director A. Toni Lewis – 4831 Awardees 1) Government Leadership Award (State), The Honorable Carolyn J B Howard 2) Government Leadership Award […]
FAME was pleased to participate in the launch of Prince George’s County Inaugural Family Summit, Saturday, September 10, 2016 with a performance by FAME Jazz Ensemble. Keynote speakers included Hill Harper (Actor, philanthropist, author) and Marian Wright Edelman (Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund). View clip of FAME Ensemble’s performance: Left to Right: […]
2016 FAME & PGCAF Songwriting Workshop featuring Eric Roberson
Saturday, May 13, 2017 10AM – 1PM Old Town Founders Park, Alexandria, VA REGISTER NOW www.Race4FAME.org 10:00am to 1:00pm Click here for 2016 photos! Register at: www.Race4FAME.org For additional Information: Email: info@Race4Fame.org Call: 301-805-5358
Join FAME-Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education and its FAME Jazz Band at Arena Stage on Friday, August 19th, 8 PM for Born for This – The BEBE Winans Story, Detroit natives BeBe and CeCe Winans, youngest siblings of the Winans family dynasty, experience the ultimate in culture shocks when invited to join Jim and Tammy […]
Byron Scott reports on the FAME Jazz Band and its Artistic Director, Nat Adderley, Jr. The FAME Jazz Band performed its first ever concert at Oxon Hill High School.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 • 6PM University of Maryland School of Music 2110 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center The Band Room, #2540 8270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742 Click here for Tickets $25 Click here to Download Flyer to share on Social Media! For More Information: www.famejazzband.org; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 301-805-5358
12th Anniversary & Awards Celebration NEWTON WHITE MANSION 2708 Enterprise Road • Mitchellville, MD 20721 6 PM General Reception 7 PM Program Special Performances By Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band and FAME Jazz Band Co-Chairs The Honorable Douglas J.J. Peters Maryland State Senator (Dist.23) The Honorable Todd M. Turner Prince George’s County Council […]
A Majestic Musical Holiday Celebration Featuring the talents of FAME Youth Musicians BSU Community Jazz Ensemble Largo High School Choir Oxon Hill High School Choir Reid Temple Evidence Choir Sunday December 13th, 2015 at 5 PM Doors open at 4:30 PM 3800 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Kay Theater University of Maryland College Park, […]
Child poverty affects a child’s ability to learn, it breeds low self-esteem and emotional impairments such as depression, anxiety and/or related behavioral problems. Music builds reasoning skills and helps children learn and remember. Playing an instrument trains the brain to think critically and strategize abstract concepts. Children who regularly play an instrument do well in […]