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Academy of the Gifted 

319 S. Columbia Street

Gastonia, NC 28054

Tel:  (704) 691-7730


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Welcome to the Academy of the Gifted

The Academy of the Gifted is a quality MUSIC and ARTS enrichment program focused on helping children discover themselves through self-expression in the arts. We provide hands on instruction in drum, piano, guitar, voice, and other creative art forms such as acting and the digital arts. We also focus on enhancing character and social consciousness, academic retention, and life skills. We are a 501(c)(3) organization!

Our Latest News

January 24, 2017

Congratulations to our the Founder and Creative Director of Academy of the Gifted who has been awarded the highest honor of his career. The 2016 President's Lifetime Achievement Award. 

We here at the Academy of the Gifted are honored to work with you and for you!...

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Did you know that MILLIONS of kids in the U.S receive NO music education at school? Academy of the Gifted provides instruments and lessons to kids in all communities AND teaches kids the musical styles they love.

The Academy of the Gifted is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) tax exempt organization. We are expanding through the 2018 school year and are projecting between 150-200 kids for our 2018 summer camp. At this time we are looking to increase our equipment quality and number of units. Our staff and personal resources have allowed us to effectively coach 55 students in our 2017 summer camp but with an increase of students, we need an increase in resources, staff and equipment. Believers, the community already looks to us as a crucial ingredient in the Gastonia area says the "2018 Community Impact Award" received by Founder and executive Director William Blount at the Denomis Awards show.

We are blessed to be able to use our gifts, give back to the community and inspire the next generation to be creators and self-thinkers. 

If you support the cause please make a donation by clicking the Donate Button, aligning us with Grant opportunities and donors as we are a 501(c)(3) tax deductible nonprofit organization, simply donating what you can such as musical instruments, classroom supplies for children and young adults, etc.

Your tax-deductible gift to Academy of the Gifted helps us make lasting, positive change in kids’ lives and puts music back where it our schools!