It’s that time of year again for the annual Jazz 88.3 Music Matters Instrument Drive. During the month of May, supporters of music in San Diego are asking the community to donate their used musical instruments to Jazz 88.3 to be given to the nonprofit Community Council for Music in the Schools.
valuable arts organization partners with San Diego Unified’s Visual and
Performing Arts (VAPA) department to provide musical instruments to
students enrolled in district music programs who request support.
Diego Unified has again been recognized as one of the Best Communities
for Music Education in America — 2014 by the National Association of
Music Merchants (NAMM). It is because of our strong music partnerships
that we are able to grow and strengthen our music programs and to
provide instrumental music to 100 percent of our elementary schools and
almost every secondary school. Your donations are tax deductible.
more and more students from socioeconomically disadvantaged
neighborhoods are participating in district music classes, your support
for our music programs is more critical now than ever before. With your
help, this could be the most successful Music Matters Instrument Drive
Drop off donated instruments at any Coles Fine Flooring
location, or at the Jazz 88.3 business office at KSDS-FM, San Diego City
College, 1313 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. All instruments will be
refurbished and distributed among San Diego Unified School District and
other county music programs. So if you have an instrument that you no
longer need or use, feel free to dust it off and drop it off and help
keep San Diego's youth musically-inspired!
For more information please contact Station Manager Mark DeBoskey, 619-388-3037, email@example.com.