March 14, 2019

Music In Common announces open auditions for it’s two-week residential program and culminating performances, Amplify 2019, which takes place from July 7 – 22 at Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA. High school and college aged musicians can apply online at Selections are based on applicants’ skill level and artistic merit, as well as the musical needs of the program. Space is limited and interested youth musicians are encouraged to apply now.

Amplify participants have the unique opportunity to work with professional musicians and producers to learn, rehearse, and perform in concert songs written by youth from around the world in the Music In Common JAMMS program. JAMMS (Journalism as Music, Multimedia, and Songwriting) is an experiential learning and cultural immersion program that deepens understanding between diverse groups of people and communities in conflict through dialogue and creative collaboration. Open to everyone regardless of musical skill or training, participants write and record a song together as a group and produce a video that addresses an issue important to them. To date, nearly fifty JAMMS songs have been written and recorded.  

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Thursday, March 14, 2019, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm