ALONZO TAYLOR

ALONZO TAYLOR

Advisor/Program Director
Alonzo Taylor advises The Gift of Music Foundation on a variety of education-based topics, and serves as Program Director for the After School Music Enrichment Program.   Alonzo is a career music educator with a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from Morris Brown, a Master of Arts in Elementary Education and Teaching from Grand Canyon...
AMARYLIS SUEING

AMARYLIS SUEING

Advisor
Amarylis is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Masters degree in Music Technology and received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Commercial Composition from Clark Atlanta University. She is connected with PhD. Studios owned and operated by two-time Grammy Award winning arranger Phil Davis. Ms. Sueing was hired as a Music Technology Representative...
INDIRA LONDONO

INDIRA LONDONO

Advisor
Originally from New York City, Indira Londono was most recently the creative mind and Executive Director of Fundacion de Artistas in Yucatan, Mexico. As Executive Director, Indira combined her decade of experience in research leadership with a love for the creative arts and was able to engage and enable an audience that was unaccustomed to...
CHRISSY HOLBROOK

CHRISSY HOLBROOK

Advisor
Chrissy Holbrook is the Director of Bands at Daniell Middle School in Cobb County, Georgia. Prior to coming to Daniell in 2011, she served as the Assistant Band Director at East Cobb Middle School and Hightower Trail Middle School in Cobb County and as the Band Director at private schools in the metro-Atlanta area and...
KELLY McKINNEY

KELLY McKINNEY

Advisor
Flutist Kelly McKinney performs, teaches, and conducts in the Metro Atlanta area.  She is the conductor of the Fayette Area Flute Choir and the Atlanta Southwind Youth Flute Choir.  Mrs. McKinney (23-year teaching veteran) currently is the band director at Trinity Christian School in Sharpsburg, GA as well as the flute professor at LaGrange College...
JIM SCHMELTZER

JIM SCHMELTZER

Advisor
Jim is the owner of Big Note Music and Mobile Instrument Repair, based in Woodstock GA.    Jim and his wife Cindy founded Big Note, in 2011, as the first mobile instrument repair company in Atlanta.  He is a 30 year music industry veteran and earned his bachelor’s degree, in Music Industry, from the University of...
ARTHUR McCLENTON

ARTHUR McCLENTON

Advisor
Rev. Arthur L. McClenton is a true native Atlantan; born in the Historic Vine City District as number 9 of 10 sibling. He was Atlanta educated as a product of the Atlanta Public Schools, a graduate of Morris Brown College, Georgia State University, Morehouse School of Religion, and The Interdenominational Theological Center. As an Atlanta...