#OTGYpsi: A New Fellowship Program For African American Musicians In Washtenaw County

Apr 7, 2021

Established by Ann Arbor's Leon Speakers and Ypsilanti-based Grove Studios, there is a new Amplify Fellowship meant to support musicians of color living in Washtenaw County.  Lisa Barry talks with On the Ground Ypsi project manager Sarah Rigg and Maia Evans, co-founder of the fellowship, about who and what is involved.

 

Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Ypsi's Grove Studios and Ann Arbor's Leon Speakers partner to amplify Black musicians' voices

Grove Studios

Leon Speakers

Amplify Fellowship

Amplify Fellowship Kickback Series

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