I’ve been teaching guitar at the Reaching Out Through Music program one afternoon a week since last September. The program’s chief mandate is to offer private instruction to inner-city children and youth who cannot otherwise obtain music lessons for financial reasons. There’s a fundraiser for the program happening on Saturday, May 9th. If you’d like to lend your support, here are the details:
Time: Saturday, May 9th at 7:30 p.m.
Location: St Simon-the-Apostle Anglican Church
525 Bloor St East
M4W 1J1 (map)
Concert, Reception & Auction (including a week stay at an 18th century stone farmhouse in the south of France). Evening to be hosted by Classical 96.3’s Mike Duncan.
Performing Artists: ROTM Children’s Choir; St Simon’s Choir; Patti Loach, piano; Patricia Parr, piano; John Sheard, jazz piano; Jean Stilwell, mezzo-soprano; Alejandro Valdepenas, violin; Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet.
Patrons $100 ($60 tax receipt), Adult $40, Seniors $30, Students $10. For tickets, call (416-923-8714) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).