Why Giving Matters

Changing Lives with Music

March 3, 2015

Born in Canada and of Haitian and Cameroonian descent, virtuoso bassoonist Dantes Rameau, BMus’05, is the co-founder and executive director of the Atlanta Music Project, which provides intensive music education for underprivileged youth. According to the organization’s website, Rameau has raised nearly $1 million to support the initiative and increased the programming to include 150 students, 15 teaching artists and four sites. This is his story.