Teaching Roster

Buckman Arts Center

Contact Name: Cindi Younker


60 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38117
United States
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Phone: (901) 537-1483

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Buckman Arts Center http://www.buckmanartscenter.com

For the past 19 years, the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center has offered over 150 educational outreach efforts to more than 24,750 Memphis area children who participated in engaging, interactive activities with world-class artists, free of charge. We endeavor to increase our programming each year to share these internationally acclaimed performers with as many students in the community as possible.

Contact Buckman Arts Center at cyounker@stmarysschool.org


Sample Programs Offered

Program Title: Artrageous

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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September 20, 2024, 7:00 p.m.

Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette of captivating vocals, intricate choreography, and thrilling audience interaction, Artrageous offers a multisensory, electrifying art and music circus, packed with wild inspiration, creativity, and fun! The Artrageous troupe of painters, musicians, singers, and dancers pays tribute to a variety of formats, pop icons, and musical genres, culminating in a gallery of fabulous, large-scale paintings. The result is a one-of-a-kind, interactive, crossover experience!

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Program Title: Fisk Jubilee Singers

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

October 24, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
For 153 years, the Fisk Jubilee Singers have toured the globe. They were featured in The American Experience, a PBS award-winning television documentary series in a program titled “Singers: Sacrifice and Glory.” The chorus has received three Grammy nominations, won a Dove Award, and received the National Medal of Arts presented by President George W. Bush. Over the past 20 years, they have recorded alongside Johnny Lang, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Danny Glover, Hank Williams Jr., Faith Hill, and Shania Twain, just to name a few. Their transcendent ability to unite genres and people makes them an inspiration to all who witness their live performances.

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Program Type: Arts Integration

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November 7, 2024, 7:00 p.m.


Breathtaking, heart-pounding, mesmerizing, and thrilling, TAIKOPROJECT takes audiences on a journey, tracing the history and lore of the ancient Japanese drums. With a commitment to promoting and advancing the art form, the ensemble is dedicated to preserving culture and heritage. TAIKOPROJECT employs unconventional and innovative concepts to push artistic boundaries in a captivating and engaging stage show that will delight the whole family.

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