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Fundraising Results

What happens to the money we raise with the fundraising projects? Glad you asked!!

Your hard work and effort really DOES pay off! For the 2014-2015 school year, Music Parents raised over $70,000 to help fund items and activities in our programs!!!!! With the funding and program cuts hitting our school district these efforts become even more important!

See your dollars in ACTION.

In the last few years, MPA funds have helped in the following ways:

  • BAND
    We have purchased, helped purchase or provided for the following:
    A marimba, Snare drums w/cases and stands, a piccolo, a bass trombone, a sousaphone, crotales, tuba cases, miscellaneous instrument repairs and supplies, Senior dinners, Water & food (No, not just apples but pizzas!), Festival fees, Guest artists, New band room setup (cabinets, bulletin boards, filing cabinets, scanning/framing old photos, etc.), Uniform cleaning and repairs (does NOT come out of the school budget), Band leadership and marching camp expenses, Bus transportation – (and yes it takes about 5 Motorcoach or 7-8 school busses to move this group!), Drumline clinic fees with transportation, and more more more.
  • ORCHESTRA
    We have purchased, helped purchase or provided for the following:
    Orchestra trip to Chicago, String and bass accessories, Double bass outfit, Setup of new orchestra room (cabinets, bulletin boards, filing cabinets, scanning/framing old photos, etc.), stereo system, Performance expenses such as guest artists, fees, programs etc., Post concert receptions, Senior dinners, Office supplies, Insurance, and much more.
  • CHOIR
    We have purchased, helped purchase or provided for the following:
    Meisters April 2011 New York Trip, 2013 trip to St Loius, 2013 trip to Michigan Opera Theater, 2014 trip to New York City, 2015 trip to Nashville! Performance expenses such as accompanists, transportation and sectional coaches, Music, Uniform cleaning and repairs, Chairs and more.

There are so many more needs with no funding in the school budget!

We need your continued help in raising funds to allow our students to continue in our music programs to the level of excellence that has been established.
Please volunteer your time and talents in any number of ways