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Thanks for Rocking the Casbah with us!

Coming together to support innovative music programming

photoA most heartfelt thanks to our amazing community of guests, students, parents, partners, supporters, instructors, auction donors, volunteers, and sponsors for their generosity of time, resources, and spirit in making this year’s Rock the Casbah Gala Fundraiser an outstanding success!

After a night of fabulous live performances, one-of-a-kind live and silent auction items, red carpet fun, and plenty of special surprises, we’re overjoyed to have raised $250,000+ to support our music programs during the coming year.

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To all those who bought tickets, donated services, bid on auction items, and volunteered your time to support this event, a thousand thanks. We’re especially grateful to our main sponsors Barnes & ThornburgBluhm Family Charitable FoundationMesirow Financial, and Shore Capital Partners for making the gala possible.

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Special thanks to E. B. Velleman Photography and Photopalooza Photobooth for the wonderful photos!

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