News

Stax Music Academy seeking program coordinator, junior academy vocal & choreography instructor

The Stax Music Academy is seeking qualified individuals for the positions of full-time project coordinator and part-time Junior Academy Vocal Director/Choreographer. The Stax Music Academy’s junior academy serves middle school students in grades 6 – 9 and some rising 5th graders. The program coordinator position applies to all programs of the academy, which, overall serves […]
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Tickets on sale now for 2017 Heart Full of Soul, fundraiser for Stax Music Academy hosted by & at Napa Cafe Nov 12 & 13!

Sixth Annual Napa Café Heart Full of Soul dinner and concert to raise funds for Stax Music Academy and celebrate 60th Anniversary of the founding of Stax Records! November 12 and 13, 2017  Contact: Tim Sampson 901-485-8735 or tim.sampson@soulsvillefoundation.org. WHAT: Napa Café’s Heart Full of Soul to benefit Stax Music Academy WHERE: Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin […]
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SMA alumna Kirby Lauryen receives prestigious ASCAP “Women Behind the Music” award

MEMPHIS, TN, October 2017 — The Stax Music Academy (SMA) is proud to announce that one of its former students, Kirby Lauryen (Kirby Dockery), is the recipient of the ASCAP’s 2017 “Women Behind the Music” award, which she received on October 5, 2017 in Los Angeles The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) […]
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Performances

Stax Music Academy Holiday Concert Dec 15 at University of Memphis’ Harris Concert Hall

Please join all ensembles of the Stax Music Academy as we present MERRY CHRISTMAS BABY, a soulful celebration of Christmas classics, New Year nods and much more! Friday, December 15, 2017 – 7:30 pm University of Memphis Harris Concert Hall $10 advance, $15 at the door, $5 children under 12 Call 901-946-2535 ext. 250 to […]
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Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale & wife Natasha Fizdale to host 2018 Staxtacular fundraiser for Stax Music Academy

The Memphis Grizzlies are at it again, with head coach David Fizdale and his wife Natasha gearing up to Grit, Grind & Groove as the host of Staxtacular 2018, the team’s annual fundraiser for the Stax Music Academy! The upcoming event is scheduled for Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Stax Museum of American Soul […]
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