The year-round FAME Jazz Band Program was established in 2015 to  provide  high  caliber  music  and  academic  support and instruction to middle and high school youth, in  Prince  George’s  County  MD,  who want to take their education to a higher level.

This year we have three stellar musicians graduating with an average GPA of 3.9, $569,900 in college scholarship offers, and acceptance by 22 colleges and universities.

Genesis Dorsey


High School:
Surrattsville High School

COLLEGE ATTENDING IN FALL: Morgan State University

MAJOR/MINOR: Construction Management/Business Administration

Rohan Gabay II

Electric Bass

High School:
Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High Schooll

COLLEGE ATTENDING IN FALL: Mount St. Mary’s University


Shomari Hall


High School:
Eleanor Roosevelt


MAJOR/MINOR: Music /Business

Kudos to FAME Jazz Band Program students

Who competed and won positions in prestigious bands and programs

Cydni Brown

FAME Jazz Band Captain: 1st Chair, Clarinet: Mid-Atlantic Honor Band, Shenandoah University.

Lante’ Evans

1st Chair trombone, Mid-Atlantic Honor Band – Shenandoah University, Maryland All State Band, and the Prince George’s County Band; and Tanglewood Institute Summer Band Camp Scholarship.

Joshua Groves

1st Chair trumpet, Washington Archdiocesan Music Teachers Council WAMTC Honors Orchestra.

Jared Jefferson

1st Chair, Trombone, WAMTC Honors Orchestra, 1st Chair Catholic University of America Honors Band, and 5th Chair Maryland Music Educators Association All State Senior Band.

Leah Ross

Percussion, Dean’s Scholarship to Brown University’s Summer Program; Berklee Creative Entrepreneurship Program, and Bullis School Chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.

Congratulations Bryant Thomas II

National Act-So Gold Medal winner in the Music Instrumental- Contemporary category. 

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