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Mar 16 – CVSM Annual Performathon Fundraiser
March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CHAMBERSBURG — The Cumberland Valley School of Music will present its annual Performathon on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Performathon is an all-school event featuring over one hundred students, along with faculty members, performing in a continuous stream of recitals from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The public is invited to the free event being held in the Thomson Alumnae Chapel on the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg.
Everyone is invited to attend at any time throughout the event, and may stay as long as desired.
Broad range of performances
Students will be singing and playing their way through the day in musical styles varying from rock and jazz, to classical and Broadway.
A broad range of performances, from solo acts to ensembles, will be featured.
Ensembles taking the stage will include: the Cumberbunds Children’s Choir directed by Jeffrey Noll, The CVSM New Horizons Orchestra conducted by Deb Stotelmyer and the Theatre Explorers directed by Heather Kline.
A CVSM tradition
“The annual Performathon is one of my favorite CVSM traditions,” said Heather McEndree, the organization’s new Executive Director. “It showcases the diversity of our students and is a perfect example of our mission in action.”
Student musicians, who represent all ages and ability levels, seek monetary pledges as part of participating in the Performathon.
All donations are tax deductible and will benefit the non-profit school.
Local support part of event
Area businesses and individuals contribute prizes for students who obtain the highest amounts of donations to sponsor their performances.
This year those include Totem Pole show passports; tickets to a show at the Luhrs Center; Hagerstown Suns family 4-packs; gift cards to local businesses; a basket of craft supplies; and a $100 Target gift card.
Every student who meets the minimum donation requirement receives a commemorative t-shirt.
For further information about the Performathon, or to make a donation, visit the school website: www.cvsmusic.org.
For additional information, call the school at 717-261-1220 and speak to any staff member.
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