This February, the 2nd online Reggae Auction will take Jamaican culture international while directly supporting academic, social and vocational services for inner city youth in Kingston. Offering reggae and Jamaican cultural experiences in Jamaica and abroad, the online Reggae Auction connects Alpha’s legacy developing pioneers in jazz, ska and reggae with its current music training and social services. (more…)
Alpha students are on the move again. This time they are on their way to Grizzly’s Plantation in Saint Ann’s Jamaica where Rebel salute hosts the Annual Festival anticipated worldwide. Two students from the music technology program will be joining Najay Pearce, an Alpha postgraduate, and other young aspiring music engineers and producers for a special “Backstage To The Future” workshop held during and in conjunction with the festival. Alpha students and their peers will engage with professionals, observe production techniques and receive one on one mentorship from experts in the business. (more…)
Photos by Andrew T.
School has yet to start so our roving student #AlphaStudentPhotographer Andrew is still in Mandeville at St John Bosco Career Advancement Institute in Mandeville where the Sisters of Mercy operate a residence and employment training centre for youth in need of skills development. Andrew writes, “This is the best place to be especially if you want to become a successful person in life. This is the beauty of St.John Bosco. Very colourful! Thanks be to God for the Sisters of Mercy.”