HAPCO Music Foundation

HAPCO Awards Dance Scholarship to Destini Hendricks

HAPCO Awards Dance Scholarship to Destini Hendricks

HAPCO alumni Destini Hendricks has begun the Commercial Dance program at Pace University in New York City. The Ocoee High School graduate is excited to be a freshman and pursuing her goal of becoming a professional dancer and choreographer. HAPCO is proud to help her continue her college education with

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Healthy Nutrition Class for seniors at Citrus Gardens

Healthy Nutrition Class for seniors at Citrus Gardens

Chef Anthony Fothergill taught a free healthy nutrition class for seniors at Citrus Gardens on September 18. The class is part of HAPCO’s culinary arts program and is co-presented by DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando.
Chef Fothergill discussed healthy and budget-friendly shopping choices for meals that

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Celebrating International Jazz Day

Celebrating International Jazz Day

Through International Jazz Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz work to showcase the power of jazz as a force for peace, dialogue and mutual understanding. The UNESCO General Conference established April 30 as International Jazz Day in 2011. Herbie

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Atlanta Piano & Vocal Scholarships

Atlanta Piano & Vocal Scholarships

HAPCO has partnered with Dana Rice Music in Atlanta to provide private lessons to students. Dana Rice teaches piano and voice for ages four to adult. She focuses on making learning fun, relevant and engaging while teaching critical life skills including self-discipline, focus, tenacity and communication. Infused throughout her programs

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HAPCO featured on the 2019-20 Public Service Bus

HAPCO featured on the 2019-20 Public Service Bus

HAPCO is one of the eight featured non-profits in Central Florida on the 2019-20 LYNX Public Service Bus. The bus will be at our Wine & Dine on April 27 at Oakland Town Center! Thank you LYNX! And thanks to our sponsors for helping us build the futures of young

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Lynx 2019-2020 Public Service Bus Winners

Lynx 2019-2020 Public Service Bus Winners

HAPCO has been selected as one of eight Central Florida non-profits that will be featured on the 2019-20 LYNX Public Service Bus! It will be unveiled on Wednesday, April 10 at 11 am at Cranes Roost Park Eddie Rose Amphitheater at 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. Join

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Summer Camp Early Bird Rates Through January 4!

Summer Camp Early Bird Rates Through January 4!

Save $200 on overnight rates for HAPCO’s Summer Jazz Band Camp when you register by January 4, 2019.
The camp for middle and high school students is June 17-21, 2019 at Ocoee High School. Overnight Campers will stay and play at Fairfield Inn in Ocoee. The camp includes public performances

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Summer Educational Programs a Hit with Youth and Seniors!

Summer Educational Programs a Hit with Youth and Seniors!

HAPCO Educator Ricky Jackson explored musical genres in-depth with two groups this summer at our Echoes Throughout Time program. Young people at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida at the Mildred Dixon Activity Center in Winter Garden focused on hip hop. Seniors at the Wellcare Welcome Center studied

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The HAPCO Summer Jazz Camp ran from June 18 to 22

The HAPCO Summer Jazz Camp ran from June 18 to 22

Source: West Orange Times & Observer
by: Eric Gutierrez | Staff Writer
The sounds of smooth jazz filled Ocoee High’s band room as campers honed their music skills at the HAPCO Summer Jazz Camp. The camp ran from June 18 to 22 and capped off with two performances. The young

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