Past events

Studio Outing – The Princess and Pirate Concert October 2019

Spring Recital 2019

Spring Recital 2018- Two beautiful recitals, our 18th and 19th in our history!





February Kids Open Mic 2018:

We started out Open Mic program with about 7-8 performers for our first two years of shows and we were BLOWN away to have over FIFTY performers at our two showtimes at Big Tex Restaurant in February for the Kids Open Mic event. Join us at our next one!



Holiday Recital 2017:

Our fourteenth and fifteenth recitals at the gorgeous King’s Bridge home was a hit!



Halloween 2017 Open Mic at Corner Cup Coffee shop:

Two showtimes of amazingly talented children performers

Summer Camp 2017 with Two Crafty Chicks:

Our FIFTH YEAR of summer camps in the Decatur area with Mr. Pedro, Ms. Allison and Ms. Elexa


Summer Open Mic:

In August 2017 we jammed out with all our students and community members in Cabbagetown area of Atlanta and cooked out some yummy BBQ during intermission. Join us at our next event!


Spring Recital 2017:

We had two beautiful May recitals at the King’s Bridge Retirement home with all of our amazing students!


Tween Night: Hamilton Themed!


Art Lot performance in Avondale Estates:

Our students graced the stage in downtown Avondale Estates for the Rail Arts District Studio Cruise.


Studio outing to see Beauty and the Beast Spring 2017


Avondale Jingle Mingle Performance


Atlanta Music Education Calendar Fall 2016

November 21-22 Thanksgiving Break Camp – 2 Crafty Chicks Decatur


December 4 Holiday Recital 12:30 and 2:00 King’s Bridge Retirement Home


December 19 Christmas Party with Santa – 2 Crafty Chicks Decatur


January 2-3 Winter Break Camp – 2 Crafty Chicks Decatur


Atlanta Music Education

2016 Calendar

May 14 Tucker Day and Kirkwood Spring Fling – come visit your teachers at our booths!

May 15  Spring Recital – King’s Bridge Retirement Home

12:30  Treble Clef Recital –   2:00    Bass Clef Recital

May 16-May 20    Teacher Break No Classes

June 6-July 1    Decatur Summer Camp- Two Crafty Chicks 9:00-3:00

July 4-July 8    Summer Break No Classes

July 11-15    Decatur Summer Camp- Two Crafty Chicks 9:00-3:00

July 18-July 22    Avondale Summer Camp- Garage Door Studio 10:00-3:00

July 25-July 29    Tucker Summer Camp- Tucker First Baptist Church 10:00-2:00

July 31 Summer Open Mic Night – Kingfisher Academy Tucker

August 1-August 26    Decatur Summer Camp- Two Crafty Chicks 9:00-3:00

August 29-September 5    Labor Day Teacher Break No Classes

September 6      Fall Classes Begin

May 15  2016 Spring Recital – King’s Bridge Retirement Home

12:30  Treble Clef Recital –   2:00    Bass Clef Recital

Music ambassadors this year were Reed and Duncan – Congrats students!


Our popular musical petting zoo out for the fourth year on Tucker’s Main Street

Spring Break Camp 2016

April – Decatur, GA with 2 Crafty Chicks

We learned about John William’s movie music and did lots of fun singing and dancing

Spring Open Mic Night

Kingfisher Academy – February 2016

Open mic is a relaxed performance opportunity for our students to jam on our classroom stage each semester

Winter Break Camp 2015

This December we had camp at TWO locations – both at 2 crafty chicks AND Garage Door Studio

 We collaged sheet music and painted pianos in Avondale Estates


We had lots of giggles after our popular “tissue dance” activity in Decatur



King’s Bridge Retirement Pavillion

North Druid Hills, GA


Our biggest recitals yet!

Halloween Open Mic Night 2015

Kingfisher Academy – Tucker


 Back to School Open Mic Night

September 2015

Kingfisher Academy in Tucker, GA


Summer Open Mic Night

Greater Good BBQ in Tucker, GA



Spring Recital 2015

Kings Bridge Retirement Home


Music ambassadors were Madison and Jacob this year! Congrats!



Tucker Day 2015


Our third year coming out! We had so much fun showing off our popular musical petting zoo and NEW sheet music collaging art project





Friday October 24th    5:00-8:00pm


Join us at the Kingfisher Academy in downtown Tucker for an awesome evening promoting music education.

Enjoy student performances, kids games and prizes, food trucks and snow cones, a photo booth, pumpkin bowling, face painting, craft vendors, make n take projects, local bands and costume contests!

Mr. Matt’s band The Dirty Souls will finish off our evening and we will also hold a fantastic free raffle too!

Some of the awesome local businesses with booths are:

Hope Rose Massage, LLC
Lexicon of Love – original art by Elexa
Kona Ice Snow Cones
Kashi Yoga of the Tucker Rec Center
The Math Depot
Sarah Byrd Needle Felt Designs
Purple Kisses Boutique

Wear your costume and bring your instruments and get ready for a fun interactive festival!


Come see us at the Tucker HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Friday October 31st from 4:00-8:00 in downtown Tucker

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Ms. Elexa and Mr. Matt will be helping children make take home tambourines and debuting new instruments from their famous “Musical Petting Zoo” while families shop the awesome local produce and crafts.




Ms. Elexa was a soloist and dancer in:

 CCOC Sets July 26 for Annual 
‘On the Light Side’ Fundraiser; 
Cole Porter Music Featured

On the Light Side fundraiser was Saturday evening, July 26, at the Church of the Atonement, 4945 High Point Road, Sandy Springs.

This year CCOC featured music from the American legend Cole Porter.  Highlights include: Another Opening, Another Show;It’s De-LovelyBrush Up Your ShakespeareToo Darn HotBegin the BeguineI Get a Kick Out of YouI’ve Got You Under My Skin; and, Night and Day.


Atlanta SoccerFest 2014


In Brookhaven, a record number of attendees joined Atlanta Music Education and we had an awesome booth making loud shakers to root on TEAM USA during the World Cup SoccerFest 2014.




Decatur Arts Festival 2014

With the help of our student, Lucy, Atlanta Music Education provided the “musical petting zoo” for this popular festival in downtown Decatur.



Open Mic Night was  hosted by Atlanta Music Education at Greater Good BBQ in Tucker!

Thursday June 5th 7:00pm 

Here our student, Ethan, signs the famous musician wall at Greater Good BBQ after performing:




OakGroove Festival 2014

Ms. Elexa and Mr. Matt dazzled children of all ages with their famous “Musical Petting Zoo” at the fun OakGroove Festival in Oak Grove neighborhood of Atlanta.



Tucker Day 2014

Our second year at Tucker Day was a blast and thank goodness the rain held off! We made tambourines to SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE all day out on Main Street.



Spring Recital 2014


Our sixth recital for Atlanta Music Education was split into two full recitals at Kings Bridge Retirement in May.

30 students performed solos and group songs on a lovely Saturday afternoon  with guitar, ukulele, voice and piano.


Group songs included songs from Frozen, 21 Pilots, The Beatles and Bastille.


Our first Open Mic night at Greater Good BBQ took place in April. All of our students also signed the musicians wall after playing. We rocked the house!


All three students who played impressed the audience, especially Camden’s Mario Kart Video Game theme song!



Congratulations to all 25 students who performed in the Holiday Recital 2013 in December at Kings Bridge Retirement!

It was a standing room only house with an epic dessert reception afterwards. We are so proud of our students!



Some of Atlanta Music Education students will be in Capitol City Opera’s La Boheme this fall with Ms. Elexa as the children’s choir master and chorus member.

Sung in Italian.
September 6, 7, and 8, 2013
Conant Center for the Performing Arts
Oglethorpe University
Show times:
Friday, September 6, 2013, 8 p.m.
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 3 p.m. (Matinee)
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 8, 2013, 3 p.m. (Matinee)
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Summer Camp 2013 at the Main Street School of Music
12:00-4:00 on weekdays
We had a blast this summer with all of our attendees during 8 weeks of fun at the Main Street School of the Arts!
Students learned some rock n roll, played on our cool hallway obstacle course and performed each Friday at our Parent Showcase which ended with a cupcake party.


Tucker Day 2013


Thanks for joining us at this year’s Tucker Day in downtown historic Tucker GA at our booth right outside the Main Street School of Music where we learned all about Summer Camp, met your counselors and did some kids musical crafts!



Spring Recital Sunday May 5th 2013 at 2pm


Kings bridge Retirement Pavilion hosted us for the third time and we had performances on the ukulele for the first time.


We had amazing group performances with music by The Lumineers, Of Monsters and Men and even Elvis Presley!



Congratulations to our selected musicians performing at the Atlanta Music Club’s Young Performers Concert on April 14th 2013 in Marietta at 3pm:

Clare, Aarini, Taylor and Madison

All pieces were memorized by our students and they did a wonderful job.

Here is Aarini practicing for the big day:




Atlanta Music Education discovers children’s opera


Atlanta Opera will have their community show in February as well for their children show.

Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3 p.m. Location: Decatur High School

“Stone Soup” will be presented to students in the coming weeks with a packet all about opera and the background of this folk tale.




Our singers loved the  singalong with a live musical of Fiddler on the Roof at the Atlanta Jewish Community Center in Dunwoody.



Atlanta Music Education goes to the ballet!

“The Nutcracker”

Callanwolde Performing Arts

Saturday December 8, 2012

Dress to impress as we watch this beautiful holiday ballet by a composer we talk lots about: Tchaikovsky!



Holiday Recital

Sunday December 2, 2012 at KingsBridge Pavillion


A mixture of song and piano as Ms. Elexa’s studio performs for parents and family on the piano and singing.



Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte

“All women are like that”

Friday, Sept. 7 at 8pm
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8pm
Sunday, Sept. 9 at 3pm

Conant Center for the Performing Arts
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA

Capitol City Opera Company, co-sponsored by Arts & Ideas at Oglethorpe University, presents W.A. Mozart’s comic favorite Cosìfan tutte, loosely translated to mean “all women are like that.” A bet between friends wagered on fidelity has outrageous consequences in this classic Mozart opera, with libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Two young men test their fiancées’ devotion by disguising themselves to seduce the other’s lover.  The girls fail the test and the now swapped couples elope.  In a cunning denouement, the trickery is revealed. Don’t miss this tale of fiancé swapping, mustachioed foreign lovers, and misguided intentions.

Featuring the talents of Perri Montané as Fiordiligi, Katie Oates as Dorabella, Wade Thomas as Guglielmo, Cory Colton as Ferrando, Elexa Bancroft as Despina, and Ivan Segovia as Don Alfonso. Accompanied by piano/harpsichord and string quartet.


Back to School Open House

Atlanta Music Education is Decatur’s newest organization of talented music teachers offering private and group lessons for a large assortment of instruments and songwriting at Opus Music Store.

Join us for our first open house to learn about what ATLMusEdu has to offer and meet their instructors over food, wine, drinks, live music and plenty of children’s activities.

This event will take place Saturday August 10, 2012 from 5-7pm at Opus Music Store on Ponce de Leon Place next to Cafe Lily in downtown Decatur, GA.

This evening of promoting music education and conversation will be an event you will not want to miss when exploring this new school year’s afters chool options for your children.


Ms. Bancroft has been cast in Capitol City Opera’s summer series, On The Lightside:

See her Sunday, July 29, 2012 perform songs like “Wouldn’t it be Loverly” from My Fair Lady. Doors open at 6:30pm.

The partnership between Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner produced some of the most enduring, beloved Broadway musicals of all time. Join us for a celebration of this duo’s most popular works, including selections from Brigadoon, Gigi, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, and of …course, My Fair Lady.
 An annual fundraiser for Capitol City Opera, On the Lightside is a fresh and fun evening featuring members of the Capitol City Opera singing the lighter fare of musical theatre. Patrons ‘in the know’ make this event an indoor picnic by bringing food and beverages–including the grown-up kind–to enjoy before or during the performance. The evening will include a silent auction and raffles for additional prizes.
Tickets are $35 per person, and tables of 10 can be purchased together for $350. On the Lightside helps fund Capitol City Opera’s main stage productions and educational outreach programs for elementary school students. A much-anticipated annual rite of Capitol City Opera’s summer schedule, the program is a frequent sellout. Please purchase your tickets early to ensure you get a seat!

Light Side Opera with Capitol City Opera

July 2012

This fundraiser featuring singers of the Atlanta area featured our instructor, Elexa.


Spring Recital

April 2012

Over 12 music students performed on piano and sang songs for the Kings Bridge retirement community in Atlanta.

Some of our students even made their own musical desserts for our post recital reception for the parents and performers.


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