Philadelphia Music Alliance donates $300,000 for music scholarships

The Philadelphia Music Alliance presented three $100,000 checks to university presidents from Drexel University, Temple University and University of the Arts.

The donations will provide musical scholarships for eligible students to attend college.

Good news in the district: District students participate in music career summit

About 100 School District of Philadelphia students participated in this year’s Philadelphia Music Alliance Fall Career Summit – the Process.

Held twice a year, PMA’s career summit provides high school music students with hands-on learning experiences to augment their classroom work, while also learning about the broad scope of music industry careers from professionals in the Philadelphia region, including the creative and business sides of the industry, with a career path focus.

Patty Jackson joins Philadelphia’s Walk of Fame with other icons

Family, friends and fans gathered around the Avenue of the Arts sidewalk to celebrate Philadelphia native and WDAS-FM radio host Patty Jackson being inducted into the 2023 Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame. She is the first female radio host in Walk of Fame history. “Being inducted into the Hall of Fame means everything to me,” Jackson said. “As a kid from South Philly, I never saw myself being on the radio, but it happened and flourished into a great career.”