Andrew Kennedy’s first day teaching at Orange Center Elementary

Andrew Kennedy’s first day teaching at Orange Center Elementary

HAPCO is so proud of Andrew Kennedy, who’s on his first day teaching Music (Instrumental) at Orange County School System’s Orange Center Elementary. For nearly a decade, he has shared his love of music with our community’s young people as a HAPCO Youth Ambassador, at our clinics and camps. We […]

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Saxophonist Andrew Kennedy released Pandemic Standards Vol. 1

Saxophonist Andrew Kennedy released Pandemic Standards Vol. 1

Andrew Kennedy was our first HAPCO LIVE performer, over five years ago. He helped us get this program rolling, recruiting other local musicians to perform at community events and local venues. Through HAPCO LIVE, young musicians gain public performance experience, through paid gigs, both in-person and online. Since the program […]

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Bandstand Rhythm Clinic with Brandon Robertson

Bandstand Rhythm Clinic with Brandon Robertson

Brandon Robertson, Director of Jazz Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University, shared great principles of musicianship at our Bandstand Rhythm free online clinic yesterday. He discussed the different focus and way of thinking for studio versus live performance. He shared on-stage non-verbal communication techniques, how to improvise and his top […]

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HAPCO Echoes Throughout Time Winter 2021

HAPCO Echoes Throughout Time Winter 2021

Young people at Finding the Lost Sheep Ministry took an interactive journey through the world of music with HAPCO Clinician Ricky Jackson at our Echoes Throughout Time class. Echoes Throughout Time helps students understand the origins of music genres as well as music’s effects on society at large and them […]

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HAPCO LIVE Musicians perform at FPP Online Conference

HAPCO LIVE Musicians perform at FPP Online Conference

HAPCO LIVE musicians Andrew Kennedy and Justin Mendez performed live last week at the online FPP 2021 Fifth Annual Online Conference. FPP, and its legacy name of Florida Prosperity Partnership, works to elevate financial capability for all. It is a non-profit coalition of over 2700+ partner and members in and […]

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HAPCO LIVE at Health Central Hospital – Jan. 27th

HAPCO LIVE at Health Central Hospital – Jan. 27th

HAPCO LIVE musician Andrew Kennedy greeted the healthcare heroes of Orlando Health’s Health Central Hospital with upbeat jazz music on January 27 during their morning shift change. He performed for them on January 28 as well. We thank Health Central Hospital for their support of our musicians during the pandemic.

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HAPCO Featured in the Orange Observer’s 2020 Giving Guide

HAPCO Featured in the Orange Observer’s 2020 Giving Guide

Thanks to the amazing team at Orange Observer for sharing our work in Orlando (and all over, online)! We also thank them for their hard work, especially this year, keeping our community up-to-date on LOCAL news. We so appreciate our Community Partners! Check out HAPCO’s profile on page 19 of […]

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