Malik Kofi - Everest Academy Student
This is Malik's performance at the Kennedy Center in D.C. Sept. 30, 2013.
Malik Kofi is a budding child prodigy whose talents touch the lives of everyone who meets him. This 11-year-old African American prodigy has astounding gifts and the world is taking notice. Based in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, “Little Music Manchild: The Malik Kofi Story” is a documentary written and produced by Malena Cunningham, founder of Strategic Media Relations, Inc., that draws viewers into the journey of this sensational youth advocate, musician, scholar, public speaker and fearless leader, as he works to reach his highest potential.
This inspiring project documents Malik’s distinctive childhood, unique homeschooling experience (with his grandmother, Ruby Cox), personal relationships, and opportunities that help him develop his superior talents in music and education. The documentary features appearances by Craig Hultgren, cellist with the Alabama Symphony, Dr. Frank Adams, renowned jazz musician, and Udi Bar David, cellist with the Philadelphia Orchestra. It also addresses complex subjects like homeschooling, child prodigy, family sacrifice and cultural awareness.
“Little Music Manchild: The Malik Kofi Story” is an inspirational message for aspiring young and talented musicians of all ages that depicts the unique upbringing of a determined African-American youth who is well on his way to accomplishing amazing things.