Henry For Music is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra to present a wonderful treat for the students of Henry For Music's Youth Orchestra United:
Zoe Willingham, Violinist
will join us as our special guest during Rehearsal on November 6th.
Zoe is senior at the Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts in Clayton County, where she is also recognized as the “most outstanding” 9th, 10th and 11th grader in her school orchestra and currently holds the concertmaster position.
She has performed with the Clayton County Honors Orchestra, Franklin Pond Chamber Music, Stilwell School of Arts Chamber Orchestra, Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Through partnering with local musicians like Zoe and other non-profit organizations, our Mentorship Outreach Program provides students with opportunities focused on both access to instrument instruction and music education.
Look for Zoe to join us at future events as a Featured Artist.
Henry For Music has partnered with Cochran Public Library in Stockbridge to display our (2) decorated pumpkins, on display now!
Created by Lead Artist Adryan Joy Franklin (@ArtByAdryanJoy) with artistic help from Henry For Music's Youth Orchestra United students, staff and teachers. both pumpkins began their "parade" in the North Lobby at Piedmont Henry Hospital on Monday, Sept. 23.
Pumpkin 2: The Legend of Messy M'Cheany by Kathie Lee Gifford ended its official parade march at the McDonough Public Library for the Fall Festival of Storytelling aka "Monster Mash" on Friday, October 18th.
Pumpkin 1: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt earned the Display Honors at OrthoAtlanta Stockbridge's Physical Therapy Department until October 24th.
Each year, since 2003, the Henry Arts Alliance partners with McDonough Public Library and Piedmont Henry Hospital promoting children's literacy with community members' decorated pumpkins representing children's books. Henry For Music is continuing its own home stretch of the "Parade of Pumpkins" so be on the look out:
• Cochran Public Library (As of 10/24)
• Stockbridge Elementary School
• Fairview Recreation Center
Come see what we're all about and get involved.
Every child should have access to music education.
How can you help?
When you donate your old or gently used instrument to Henry For Music, we refurbish it at no cost to you or the student recipient. Through this special service project you can also help by collecting from your friends and neighbors.
Alternatively, you can purchase a brand new instrument at either of our two drop-off locations. Let them know your purchase is being made as a "donation for Henry For Music" and we'll be able to pick up your in-kind donation.
On the go? Drop off your instrument at one of our drop-off locations (see below).
Please leave your contact information inside the case for us to send you a receipt.
"Henry For Music has allowed my son to blossom into a fine musician. On a limited income, I knew it was going to be a challenge to fulfill his desire."
"Ms. Bridget is a very talented teacher and works well to address the children's individual skill levels. Mrs. Laurie is excellent at tutoring those who just need a little more one on one."
"Through this program, my son has gotten to enjoy the beauty of music not only by hearing but by creating it through discipline and hard work. Skills I know he will come to cherish as he continues to grow."