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Coming in 2023: The Rhapsody Workshop at King Street Station

 

Our longtime students, board members, staff and community leaders have collaborated with Red Eagle Soaring, Totem Star, Jackson Street Music Program, Wh!pSmart, SKL architects, The Cultural Space Agency, and Sellen Constructrion to envision and build the first ever headquarters for our organization. 

Centering Seattle's BIPOC youth, the space will host over 1,000 square feet for our music classes and workshops that have remained at the heart of tRp since we began in 2013, while also including:

  • a small venue for concerts, open mics, and performing arts.

  • dance classes and events

  • a luthier's workshop for stringed instrument maintenance and repair. 

  • the Rhapsody Instrument Library

  • a record player and donated collection of books & records

  • a kitchenette that will help ensure that free snacks remain a signature of our gatherings, and heritage potluck jams can include hot food at our jam sessions for youth.

Project Timeline
2022 Spring - Fall
Community Listening Sessions
Visioning & Design Sessions 
Capital Campaign
Curriculum Building
2022 Winter - 2023 Spring
Capital Campaign
Construction 
2023 Summer Sometime
Grand Opening!

2023 Fall

Regular Programs Commence

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   How You Can Support:

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Learn more by clicking on the image above to read media coverage about the groundbreaking Ground Breaking Event held in the plaza in front of KSS in October of 2022. 

The Stranger also covered the event, where our Songster and youth leader Mariah Roberson (above) performed and our Board Chair, Lady A, spoke about the importance of this work to our communities. 

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