VH1 Save The Music News!
"The Exhibition: An Evening Of Rock & Rolll Photography," A Special Exhibition and Auction To Benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Comcast and VH1 Save The Music Announce Commitment To Support Music Education In Egg Harbor City and Woodbine Public Schools
AT&T Broadband and VH1 Save The Music Team Up To Support Music Education In Chicago On Sunday, June 3 At Orchestra Hall
"The Exhibition: An Evening of Rock & Roll Photography,"
A Special Exhibition and Auction to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation
On Tuesday, June 26th, 2001, VH1 Save The Music is teaming up with Box Ltd. and Julie Anne Quay to produce an event unparalleled in the worlds of music, photography and fashion; The Exhibition, to be held at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City, will include photos of legendary rock, pop and fashion icons by some of the world’s most illustrious fashion photographers, including Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier and Annie Leibovitz, to be auctioned off to benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. Subjects include Mick Jagger, Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Hendrix.
The evening will feature surprise musical performances and guest DJs. Tickets for the event are $250 a piece. The event is sponsored by Box Ltd., DKNY, Estée Lauder, and Mumm Cuvee Napa. For a list of photographers and the Host Committee please visit http://www.vh1.com/insidevh1/savethemus/index-what2.html.
To purchase tickets to this event please call 212/846-7882.
The event is sponsored by DKNY, Estee Lauder, Heineken, Iceland Spring, Mumm Cuvee Napa, Sheaffer, Sonic Blue and Time Warner Cable - New York at it’s Best.
Please visit www.savethemusic.com for more information about this event.
Source: VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Comcast and VH1 Save The Music Announce Commitment To Support
Music Education In Egg Harbor City and Woodbine Public Schools
Comcast Cable, in partnership with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, announced that they will donate $75,000 worth of musical instruments to restore music education to New Jersey’s Charles L. Spragg Elementary and Fanny D. Rittenberg schools in Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County and the Woodbine Elementary School in Cape May County.
Representatives of Comcast and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation will visit the Charles L. Spragg Elementary School Friday, June 8 at 1:30 p.m. to present officials from all three schools with their grant awards.
The three Atlantic City-area schools are part of the 2001 Save The Music campaign that includes 42 other communities across the United States. Each of the three schools will receive musical instruments valued at $25,000 purchased through the local music retailer, the Pleasantville Music Shoppe.
Source: VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Chicago Public School’s "All-City Concert" Held At The Home Of
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
AT&T Broadband, in partnership with VH1 Save The Music Foundation, participated in the 38th Annual Chicago Public Schools "All City Concert" at Orchestra Hall on Sunday, June 3, 2001. The concert, emceed by the President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Henry Fogel, featured the All-City High School and Elementary School Bands, Chorus, Jazz Bands, Orchestras and Youth Chorus. Many students whose school instrumental music program was restored by AT&T Broadband and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation performed in the featured ensembles.
VH1 Save The Music and AT&T Broadband’s participation in this event is part of an ongoing commitment to restore music education programs in Chicago and in cities across America.
"This concert was a wonderful celebration of the development of our young musicians, as well as a demonstration of the commitment of the Chicago Public School’s teaching staff" said Dianne Chandler, Director of Cultural Arts for the Chicago Public Schools.
AT&T Broadband and VH1 Save The Music have restored instrumental music programs in 19 Chicago Public schools since1998. Since VH1 Save The Music was created in 1997, 750 public school music programs in 43 cities, have been restored, improving the lives of more than 250,000 children.
The VH1 Save The Music initiative is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education in America's public schools by restoring and supporting music programs in cities across the country, and by raising public awareness about the importance of music participation for our Nation's youth.
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