annually presents events to share the talents of our young musicians, engage young minds around various aspects of music 

FAME annually presents events to share the talents of our young musicians, engage young minds around various aspects of music—instrumental, vocal, technology; and build connections with the community through music, and fun activities that raise awareness of the importance of music and education in the lives of our young people. 

20th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Program

July 13, 2024

Anniversary & Awards Celebration

Race 4 FAME

TBD

Race 4 Fame

Family-friendly and exciting “Scavenger Hunt” while helping local nonprofit FAME – Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education provides academic and cultural programs for youth in the Greater Washington Region.

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Summer Music Program 2024

JULY & AUGUST 2024

Summer Music Program 2024

Music Technology Workshop
Instrumental Intensive Workshop
Songwriting Workshop
Vocal Workshop

Location: University of Maryland College Park

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'TIS THE SEASON: A Jazzy Holiday

2024 TBD

'Tis the Season

Tis the Season 2024

2024 DATES TBD

Join us and experience the holiday community spirit as the FAME Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Clarence Knight, FAME Jazz Ensemble and FAME graduates come together for a live performance.

Anniversary & Awards Celebration

20th Anniversary & Awards Celebration

July 13, 2024 at 6pm

We annually celebrate service and community leaders and educators, who are making major contributions to the education and career pursuits of youth around the Greater Washington Region. 

Please join us for our 20th Anniversary to celebrate our progress and accomplishments, and highlight the work of community leaders and educators, who are making a positive impact on the lives of youth in the Greater Washington Region.  We will also celebrate our FAME Jazz Band Program graduates and hear about their future.

Samuel Riggs Alumni Center
University of Maryland College Park
7801 Alumni Drive 
College Park, Maryland 20742-7801 

RACE 4 FAME

Created in 2016 by United Parcel Service (UPS) management and employees in the DC region to provide an exciting, family-friendly “Scavenger Hunt,” Race 4 FAME is a delighful activity for the whole family, and assists the local nonprofit FAME – Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education.  FAME provides meaningful academic and cultural programs for youth in the Greater Washington Region.

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