/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory: Music for Life gala in support of Dixon Hall Music School/

Dixon Hall Music School's annual gala features student performers and Juno-award winner, Tomi Swick

When:

Thursday, December 1, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East

What:

Music for Life, a gala in support of Dixon Hall Music School

Why:

Music education is one of the best ways to tackle the achievement gap and put children from low-income neighbourhoods on a path to success

Who:

Past and present music school students, Juno-award winner Tomi Swick, Dixon Hall CEO Neil Hetherington

 

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - On Thursday, December 1, Dixon Hall Music School will host its annual fundraising gala, Music for Life, at the Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. East). Presented by The Slaight Family Foundation and RBC, Music for Life is an evening of dinner and musical entertainment, featuring performances by current and former Music School students, along with Juno-award winning singer-songwriter Tomi Swick. (More at www.dixonhall.org/musicforlife)

Proceeds from Music for Life will ensure that Dixon Hall Music School can continue to offer music lessons at rates that community members can afford. The Music School currently offers private lessons for only $4, instruments to rent for as low as $5 a month, free music and arts camps, and free tickets for students to attend cultural events.

Music for Life is sold-out but media are welcome to attend.

About Dixon Hall Music School
For 38 years, Dixon Hall Music School has offered a world-class musical education to children in Regent Park and surrounding neighbourhoods, and has positively impacted the lives of thousands of young people. This one-of-a kind school provides high-quality musical education to over 300 students a week, along with opportunities to grow, to develop, and to achieve their fullest potential, in music and in life. (More info at www.dixonhall.org/musicschool)

SOURCE Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

For further information: For more information about Music for Life, please contact: Rebecca Hare, Director, Philanthropy and Communications, 647.212.8433 or rebecca.hare@dixonhall.org

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