Inaugural International Music Festival Academy Comes to North Atlanta in July 2019

Grand Finale Concert to Showcase Skilled Young Musicians Alongside Music Extraordinaires

Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2019 --( The Atlanta Festival Academy will hold a 9-day classical music festival from July 21 through July 30, 2019, in Sandy Springs, Georgia. This international musical experience will consist of a summer institute and two concerts that bring together the musical community from around the world. The summer institute includes master classes, lectures, workshops and private lessons, as well as chamber music and orchestra coaching from world renowned teachers from the U.S., Asia, and Europe.

The summer institute is a comprehensive academy of courses designed for student levels from intermediate to advance. The goals are to promote the education of young and talented musicians; nurture a new generation of young musicians and shed light on talented students; and to serve as a platform for international cooperation. This AFA is now accepting applications into the week long summer program online.

The 2019 Atlanta Festival Academy will culminate with two concerts with performances of classical works that include Mendelssohn, Dvorak, and others composers. The Fundraising concert is being held on July 27, 2019 and the Grand Finale concert is being held on July 30, 2019 at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. During the Grand Finale concert, students will perform alongside faculty and renowned performers, which includes Chloe Chua the winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition – Junior Division.

Student registration will be open for acceptance starting February 2019. Details may be viewed online at The AFA is currently accepting sponsorship inquiries. For more information about sponsorship levels, please visit

About the Atlanta Festival Academy
The Atlanta Festival Academy is a partnership with the Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation, the William Pu Music Academy, the Atlanta Youth Orchestra, and the support of the Menuhin Competition. The 9-week festival embraces international collaborations with faculty, performers and students from around the world
Atlanta Festival Academy
Natasha Davis