“Elexa Bancroft, who opened Atlanta Music Education for in-home teaching in 2011, agrees that fun is key, so her instructors bring G-rated versions of radio hits and musicals such as Hamilton to their students, who range from age 3 to 15.”
“For musicians Ally Jenkins and Brian Raddock, performing on Election Day, even to a small crowd, was a moment of triumph, especially in a time where their life’s work has been slipping through their fingers.”
“It’s very scary. Businesses are having to close, freelance artists freelance musicians are losing entire incomes. So my goal was that I have to start thinking outside the box,” AME co-founder, Elexa Bancroft tells My East Atlanta News.
“But even summer camps that have pivoted to virtual options can still come with a hefty price tag, which is why one Atlanta organization is offering virtual summer music classes at a ‘pay what you can’ rate.”
“As Education Director, Ms. Bancroft will produce 45-minute programs that introduce pre-K to 5th graders to the music and technical concepts of opera.”
Amber Grant Award
In April of 2019, Ms. Elexa Bancroft was the recipient of an Amber Grant which spotlights entrepreneurial women.
Congratulations to Elexa Bancroft, founder of Atlanta Music Education. In our interview below, Elexa tells the history of AME, shares what sets her business apart from others and dishes on advice for aspiring female entrepreneurs.
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