Girard Academic Music Program
A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.
Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.
For years, they’ve physically balanced books and instruments, to and from GAMP—the Girard Academic Music Program at 21st and Ritner. But next year, it could be a lot harder when the school bus service they’ve depended on is cut.
More than 12,000 people registered to attend the second Annual Philadelphia on Parade Saturday at the Mann Center in Fairmount Park.