The Sankofa Chorale & Guest

          Spring Concert: "We Are The Music"

                Sunday April 14, 2019- 5:00

         Guest Artist: Leslie Numbre- BCU

                                 Constance Portier-BCU

         Hurst Chapel AME - 875 Ave 0 NE

         Winter Haven, Florida

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2019 Performance Schedule

Feb. 23 - BESE SAKA FESTIVAL                    PSC Fine Arts Theater – 999 Ave. H – WH - Workshop - 9:00 AM/Concert – 2:00 PM


April - TBA – Afro-Euro Masterworks Recital/Concert 

May 4 - Young Artist Recital                            Hurst Chapel AME - 1:00 PM

June 15 - Owens Academy Gala                            PSC Fine Arts Theater - 6:00 PM

The Academy wishes to thank our parents, guest and all participate for their support


About Us

  Dr. J. Owens Academy of Fine Arts

Florida nonprofit with 501(c)3

Purpose: To provide a community arts education program for low socio-economic and disadvantage children and adults. Phase I - lessons in choral and instrumental music.

Mission: To improve lives through the arts by emphasizing that a well-focused mind and positive disciplined behaviors develops a foundational pattern for excellence.

Vision: Embracing the arts to educate, develop an appreciation, unify and improve the cultural leel of children and adults of this community.

 Sankofa Chorale: sings various genres of choral music. However, we strategically endeavor to support and embrace the African America culture, music and composers as an extension of the African Diaspora

Dr. J. Owens Academy offers: daily after school instrumental music lessons + recitals + concerts + lectures + heritage education + experiences + MPA accompanying + Sankofa Chorale rehearsals – Tuesday – 6:30 PM – Jewett Middle Academy – 601 Ave. T NE (MLK)

Website:  Email:                                        Telephone: 1(863)604-5415

“Transforming Lives Through The Arts”

Dr. Jessie Owens Academy of Fine Arts

A Non-Profit Organization

1708 2nd St. NE * Winter Haven * FL * 33881

The purpose of Dr. Jessie Owens Academy of Fine Arts is to provide a community arts education program for low socio-economic and disadvantage children (elementary, middle, high school) and adults. Phase one offers music lessons in choral and instrumental music. Students will be taught to read music, music theory and history, improvisation, present recitals and concerts. 

 Help us, help the children. Your tax  deductible donation will help a child. Your support is needed

& appreciated. Thank you!