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


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


Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East


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


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


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

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

SOURCE Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services

Video with caption: "Video: Dixon Hall Music School students recorded their first music video: Keep Your Head Up by Heart Attack Monday". Video available at:

Image with caption: "Dixon Hall Music School student rehearsal (CNW Group/Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services)". Image available at:

For further information: For more information about Music for Life, please contact: Rebecca Hare, Director, Philanthropy and Communications, 647.212.8433 or


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