Artistic Director Tony Small present a tribute concert in which renowned artists give back to the youth who needs us most. The varied performance features presenter Raymond Bokhour, from the cast of Broadway’s Chicago; singer/songwriter/actor/photographer Jussie Smollett, from Fox’s Empire; Gospel award-winning artist Maurette Brown Clark; jazz/classical violinist Chelsey Green; Ukrainian duo Solomia Gorokhivska and Andrei Pidkivka; and The Boys & Girls Club children’s choir.
Icon 13 is an annual showcase of talent by D.C.-area youth.
ENDANGERED! The Eco-Musical - Book & Lyrics by Keni Fine, Music/Orchestration & Musical Direction by Tony Small. Featuring local youth from the 6th annual Teen Arts Performance (TAP) Camp, Helen Hayes Award winner Nova Payton, and choreography from Oscar Hawkins and the Kirov Ballet School with the world debut of "Waltz of the Endangered"composed by Tony Small.
In Icon 12, ten finalists comprised of local youth compete and display their remarkable talents on stage.
Local youth display their talents on stage.
In Icon 11, local youth display their talents on stage to earn awards and scholarships.
The 2011 Teen Arts Performance (TAP) program is a year-round training program and summer residential camp; this year the overnight camp was a 4 day visual and performance program hosted at Howard University. This performance featured saxophonist Mike Burton, violinists Chelsey Green and Juliette Jones. Tony Small is the founding and Artistic Director.
In Icon 10, local youth display their talents on stage in addition to receiving awards and scholarships for school.
In partnership with the Juilliard School, seven teens from the 75 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington Teen Arts Performance (TAP) troupe perform "edutainment" songs: Jermaine Harris, Analisa Walls, Avery Bagarsse, Samantha Long, Tyriq Al-Sabir, Racheal Edwards and Mayila Jones. The performance arts program was founded and is directed by Tony M. Small. Also, renowned jazz musicians from the 2010 Juilliard Jazz Residency perform: drummer and Artistic Director Carl Allen, pianist Frank Kimbrough, bassist Ben Wolfe, guitarist Rodney Jones, saxophonist Ron Blake, and trombonist James Burton.