Emory uses its wealth of resources to benefit both the Emory and greater Atlanta communities. Over the years Emory artists in residency have presented school programs, free concerts and taught classes to thousands of Emory students and local school children.
The Coca-Cola Artists-in-Residence Program has brought world-renowned artists to Emory and the Atlanta community since 2004. Artists in residence have included Esperanza Spalding, Joshua Bell, Kronos Quartet, David Dorfman Dance Company, Dawoud Bey and many others.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano is serving as Emory University Distinguished Artist in Residence for a three-year term from spring 2010 through spring 2012.
Vega String Quartet has been Emory's string quartet in residence since September 2006.