The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan Hosts Atlanta Music Project Spring Concert

“The Walking Dead’s” Lauren Cohan Hosts Atlanta Music Project Spring Concert

 

Inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema, Atlanta Music Project was founded in 2010 to provide intense music education for under-served youth in its neighborhood.  AMP believes the pursuit of musical excellence leads to the development of confidence, creativity and ambition, thus sparking positive social change in the individuals and the communities served.

Atlanta Music Project’s Gilbert House-South Bend Orchestra Spring Concert was held May 10 at the W Hotel Midtown.

Atlanta Music Project's pre-concert reception at Trace restaurant at W Hotel Midtown.

Atlanta Music Project’s pre-concert reception at Trace restaurant at W Hotel Midtown.

Board members and VIPs discuss the importance of music in the community.

Board members and VIPs discuss the importance of music in the community.

Guests had the opportunity to meet Lauren Cohan of "The Walking Dead."

Guests had the opportunity to meet Lauren Cohan of “The Walking Dead.”

Co-founder Dantes Rameau welcomed the overwhelming crowd.

Co-founder Dantes Rameau welcomed the overwhelming crowd.

Dantes Rameau explains the 2014 campaign pledge form.

Dantes Rameau explains the 2014 campaign pledge form.

Dantes Rameau and Lauren Cohan embrace as he welcomes her to the event.

Dantes Rameau and Lauren Cohan embrace as he welcomes her to the event.

Lauren Cohan waives hello to the audience.

Lauren Cohan waives hello to the audience.

Lauren Cohen explains her work with Atlanta Music Project.

Lauren Cohen explains her work with Atlanta Music Project.

Lauren Cohan expressed her passion for music and the importance of Atlanta Music Project.

Lauren Cohan expressed her passion for music and the importance of Atlanta Music Project.

 

AMP Gilbert House-South Bend Choir directed by Chanell Childers with Jessica Sheehan on piano.

AMP Gilbert House-South Bend Choir directed by Chanell Childers with Jessica Sheehan on piano.

The students wait attentively for instructions to begin.

The students wait attentively for instructions to begin.

Jessica Sheehan plays the piano as Zoriah Banks delights the audience with a solo of  "We Celebrate This Day" by Jeff Reeves.

Jessica Sheehan plays the piano as Zoriah Banks delights the audience with a solo of “We Celebrate This Day” by Jeff Reeves.

Averil Taylor conducts the AMP South Bend Wind Ensemble.

Averil Taylor conducts the AMP South Bend Wind Ensemble.

For more information about Atlanta Music Project, visit www.atlantamusicproject.org.

For more information about Atlanta Music Project, visit www.atlantamusicproject.org.