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Magic City Music Academy has a staff of 10 instructors dedicated to providing exceptional musical training and
motivation to help students discover, develop, and expand their musical gifts.
About the Director
Magic City Music Academy is owned and operated by Mr. Joe Jenkins.
Since coming to Birmingham in 1986 he has taught hundreds of kids
through his music schools, choirs and outreach programs. His early-
childhood music classes (kids orchestra) were featured on the NBC Today
Show as an innovative approach to teaching music to children. His choir,
the Magic City Boys & Girls Choir has toured and won music awards all over
the United States and abroad. The music school, Birmingham’s largest, has
over 100 students enrolled. The entire academy along with its various
divisions and outreach programs serves over 500 students each week.
Mr. Jenkins has been the recipient of numerous awards including the
NAACP Outstanding African American Award, the United Negro College
Fund Arts & Culture Pioneer Award, the Links’ Living Legend Award, the
Childcare Resources’ Children’s Advocate Award, Professor Carlton Reese
Music & Humanitarian Legacy Award, and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Life Enhancement Award.
Mr. Jenkins is married to Lynn McCreary Jenkins and has 4 children.
Joe Jenkins, Director
Piano, Keyboard, Voice, Orff
Piano, Keyboard, Organ
Drums, Studio Recording
Brass and Woodwinds
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