Make Music Day Atlanta | June 21, 2023


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Make Music Day Atlanta Cofounders


Jennifer Ohme

Over the last 22 years in Atlanta, Jennifer Ohme has created a company that builds community organizations – with the community – for neighborhood commercial districts. idealDESIGN works with community stakeholders to develop and manage the organization which educates, connects and organizes for the benefit of all businesses within the neighborhood(s). 

Launching Make Music Day Atlanta is a perfect complement to Jennifer’s existing work that  brings energy, awareness and community engagement to Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods and independent businesses.


Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley, an Atlanta-native, has supported artists and entrepreneurs throughout her entire career having participated in building and launching Atlanta companies such as Kenzie Lane, Clutch Technologies, the Modern Mystic Shop, The Splatter Studio, LeadAbroad and idealDESIGN. Recently she has been focused on wellness initiatives such as her own business, Digitarot, among others with colleagues, Jennifer Ohme as well as Yale Zhang. Lauren also serves as the Board Chair for Manga African Dance founded in Atlanta 32 years ago. With a love for music, community, healing and Atlanta, becoming a cofounder of Make Music Day Atlanta was a natural fit.


Ben Holst

Ben Holst has been a career musician, producer, engineer and composer in the Atlanta area for over 20 years. He came up in Athens, co-founded Tunewelders – an award winning music and audio production company, and later re-opened the historic Southern Tracks Recording Studio in Atlanta. Recent accolades include: Composer on the animated Netflix series The Liberator; co-producer on Grammy-nominated India.Arie’s Songversation: Medicine; writer and performer on the theme song for season 9 of Mike Rowe’s Dirty Jobs; and Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter Board of Governors. Ben also currently serves as Director of Creative Media and Brand Development for live streaming powerhouse –