Sunday, May 26, 2013

Still Waters Youth Sinfo-Nia of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc. Summer Camp Announcement 2013

David E. Robinson III:

The Still Waters Youth Sinfo-Nia of Metropolitan Atlanta will be holding its 24th annual two-week Summer Academy July 8-19, 2013 in a downtown Atlanta location (to be announced shortly). The hours are from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (very convenient for parents who work during those hours; drop-off as early as 7:30 AM and pick-up as late as 6:00 PM). Sinfo-Nia is looking for string students (violin, viola, cello, and doublle bass) on all levels: beginning, intermediate, and advanced; woodwinds, brass, and percussion - advanced level only. Ashanti Floyd, also known as "The Mad Violinist" is scheduled to give a workshop during that time like he did last year. Sinfo-Nia performed with him this spring in a music video called, "Battle Field," which is on YouTube.
Sinfo-Nia was founded in 1990 as the William Grant Still Memorial Youth Orchestra by its conductor, David E. Robinson III. For more information, please call (404) 328-0840 or send an e-mail to The website is under construction at the moment.
The Urban Strings Youth Orchestra of Columbus, OH will be holding its Second Annual Summer Camp June 10-14, 2013 at the King Arts Complex located at 867 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus, OH 43203. It will be conducted by David E. Robinson, III from Atlanta, GA.. For more information, please call Mrs. Catherine Willis at (614) 888-9929. By the way, Urban Strings is looking for a conductor for the upcoming school-year 2013-14.
Both of these youth orchestras will be sending students to the annual National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) Convention, which will be held July 28-August 1, 2013 at the Inn at Opry Land - A Gaylord Hotel located at 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37214. For more information, please log onto These students will be performing in the D. Jerlene Harding Memorial/NANM Youth Orchestra directed by David E. Robinson III. Orchestra instructors (and band) and private instructors everywhere are encouraged to send students to this convention for this exciting experience.

David E. Robinson, III
Founder and Artistic Director
Still Waters Youth Sinfo-Nia of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.

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