Artist Spotlight: Kenny Automatic

Artist Spotlight: Kenny Automatic

As we begin recording for our second edition of the AYA Project, we want to take a second to highlight one of the most talented artists to grace our program: Kenny Automatic. Still 5 months from his High School graduation, Kenny was well versed in the Philly rap scene...
AYA Project Round 2 is On

AYA Project Round 2 is On

This week, we reached a major milestone: funding for the 2017 edition of Aspiring Young Artists Project has officially been raised- and we will officially be bringing our program to twice as many schools (and students) beginning this January. We could not be more...

Why This Really Matters

Hi friends- Last week, I had the chance to visit our last year’s school, KCAPA, for their back-to-school night. I was headed there after work and it was definitely a long day. When I got there, however, I found that I couldn’t help but smile when I ran...
The Release Party

The Release Party

Pictures from our Album Release Party are in!! A very special thank you to Audrey Amaro of Mama Owl Photography for these incredible shots. And of course, a huge thank you to our students for sharing their songs and their gifts with us....

Expressions is Here!!

June 7th, 2016 marked a big day for our students and all of us here with the AYA Project: it was the official release date for our first album. Featuring students from Kensington CAPA High School, the album is called Expressions…and while we are still waiting to...