Our Mission


S.T.A.R.S.’ mission since 2001 is to find talented teens that seek to fulfill a successful career in the music/recording, video and/or graphic arts industries and develop them into knowledgeable noteworthy adults.

S.T.A.R.S. effectively utilizes the Junior Achievement model combined with the concepts of Motown Records. Students create, write, arrange, compose,  publish, copyright, engineer, produce, record, copy/reproduce, manage,  choreograph, practice, perform, promote, market, sell and invest in their original works.

S.T.A.R.S. participants become skilled in language, literary, graphic as well as audio/visual arts. They are apprised of the many “behind the scenes” career opportunities  ranging from sound engineers, lighting technicians, camera operators, animators, and software developers. and artists to performers (vocalists, musicians, writers, producers, managers, directors, arrangers, publicists, agents, and a host of other administrative (legal, accounting, management and etc.), professional positions with new careers and
business opportunities emerging in the digital and mobile environment.


222 N. 21st  Street   Columbus Ohio 43203



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