CAAPA

 

 

CAAPA Partnership

Coalition for African Americans in Performing Arts

(CAAPA) was founded in 2003 by classical musicians’ brother and sister team Victor Simonson and Pamela Simonson, along with a collective of artists and arts lovers, who were seeking to create wider-based performance opportunities for African American classical musicians and performing artists, as well as introducing the classical music genre, along with other art forms to African American audiences.

The Coalition for African Americans in Performing Arts (CAAPA).  The Coalition of African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAPPA) supports encourages and creates performance opportunities for students who are aspiring and emerging musicians in order to help foster their musical careers goals, dreams and ambitions.

Over 10 YEARS of “Bringing Color to the Classics!” The 501(c)3 arts organization has been bringing cultural enrichment, performance opportunities, scholarships, special programs, artistic experiences, and more to musicians, students and audiences since 2003.

Consistent with the goals and mission of The Society, Incorporated, Supporting the Arts, Harbor City Maryland Chapter, The Coalition of African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) supports encourages, and creates performance opportunities for students who are aspiring and emerging musicians in order to help foster their musical careers goals, dreams and ambitions. 

The Society, Incorporated, Supporting the Arts, Harbor City Maryland Chapter is committed to advocating, supporting, exposing and showcasing our youth in the, literary, performing, visual and instrumental arts. The goals include producing a sustainable and substantive arts program that will introduce youth to the arts and fill critical gaps in traditional access points to artistic pathways and/or careers; increasing student engagement in the arts through exposure to different genres; raising young people’s self-esteem and confidence through support of their artistic endeavors and showcasing the artistic skills and talents of youth to the community at large.

 

Lady Debra A. Mahone, Ed.D., Co-Chairperson
Lady Dianne Whitfield-Locke, Co-Chairperson
The Society, Incorporated, Supporting the Arts
Harbor City Maryland Chapter