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More Music @ The Moore 20th anniversary. Illustration by Becca Fuhrman

Illustration by Becca Fuhrman

20th Anniversary of More Music @ The Moore

STG is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our signature music program, More Music @ The Moore. All are invited to join us as we share a free virtual celebration, highlighting the impact this inspiring program has made for over two decades. Special thanks to our Education & Community Engagement partner Starbucks for their continued support.

Produced by STG's Education & Community Engagement department and videographer Kyle Seago, the virtual celebration features performance highlights and interviews with past More Music @ The Moore music directors Sheila E., Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Shrieve, Matt Chamberlain, and Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), plus past participants ParisAlexa, Ten Man Brass Band, Romaro Franceswa, and so many more. Hear their stories and watch highlights of their collaborative performances on the historic Moore Theatre stage. There are also a few surprises in store!

Curriculum: Tap here to download / open the More Music @ The Moore Study Guide (pdf).

Featured Artists

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What is More Music @ The Moore?

For 20 years, More Music @ The Moore has featured exceptional young musicians mixing up diverse music styles with the opportunity to learn through group collaborations, mentorships from music industry professionals, as well as opportunities for production and promotional support. The program culminates with a live performance by the artists, joined by a renowned Music Director.

More Music @ The Moore 2002- 2020:
35,000 Audience Members
600 Young Musician Participants
260+ Songs
115 Mentors
55+ Genres/cultural styles
8 Music Directors

Genres have included:
A Cappella, Acoustic Pop, Ambient, Americana, Bluegrass, Brass Band, Celtic Folk , Chinese Erhu, Classical, Contemporary Classic, Country, Electronic, Electronic Dance Music (EDM), Filipino Gospel, Folk, Folk Harp, Funk, Gospel, Grunge, Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Indian Classical, Indie, Industrial, Jamaican Reggae, Japanese Classical, Japanese Taiko, Jazz, Klezmer, Latin Chant, Mariachi, Metal, Musical Theatre, Neo-Soul, New Age, Opera, Percussion, Pop, Progressive Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Rock, Roots, Russian Gypsy, Samoan, Scottish Fiddle, Singer-Songwriter, Ska, Soul, Spoken Word, Steel Pan, Techno, Theatrical percussion, Tibetan Opera, Tongan, Vietnamese Pop, Zimbabwean Marimba

As part of Moore Music @ The Moore, young artists have collaborated and performed with:
The Roots, Robert Glasper, Sheila E., Elvis Costello, Melissa Etheridge, Mike McCready, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Shrieve, Alan White, Maya Rudolph (Princess), and more!

Previous music industry mentors include:
Dr. Carlene Brown, Michael Shrieve, Ernestine Anderson, Bernadette Bascom, Jovino Santos Neto, Alan White, Dave Dederer, Ryan "Nails" Leyva, Derrick Hodge, Ricardo Frazer, Wael “L” Abou-Zaki, Jill Wangsgard, Andrew Joslyn, SassyBlack, Faustine Hudson, Shaina Shepherd, Chong the Nomad, Megan Tweed, Sean Majors, Meli Darby, Kevin Sur, Adra Boo, Jonathan Plum, Jason Clackley, Stephanie Anne Johnson, Dan Droz, Shaina Foley, Sendai Mike and more! (previous music directors are listed below)

Past participants include:
Macklemore, ParisAlexa, Otieno Terry, Austin Jenckes, Emily Randolph of NBC’s "The Voice," international Opera star J'Nai Bridges, Benicio Bryant of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” members of Thunderpussy, members of Industrial Revelation, members of Blake Lewis' band, members of Visqueen, and numerous other touring artists, music teachers, and music professionals.

Alumni + Past Performances

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We look forward to offering this program again in the future! Please consider making a contribution towards supporting STG in continuing important current digital programs now and in the future!

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