Girard Academic Music Program

Music director Diane Dannenfelser with GAMP choral students
(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Prize From Grammy Foundation Is Music To The Ears Of Students At South Philly Magnet School

A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.

03/28/2015

(Al Jarreau, seated at left, advises young jazz vocalists.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Area Music Students Get a Lesson In Jazz From Grammy Winner Al Jarreau

Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

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Aspiring South Philadelphia Musicians Facing Busing Crisis

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.

10/12/2012

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Over 800 Performers Take To The Stage At The Mann

More than 12,000 people registered to attend the second Annual Philadelphia on Parade Saturday at the Mann Center in Fairmount Park.

05/19/2012