Thank you to all those who attended this incredible fundraising concert! With your help we raised over $30,000 that night and anticipate exceeding that number at the next event! For those that were unable to attend, please mark your calendar for May 5th because you don’t want to miss another one of the beautiful showcase concerts that are doing so much good in our community! Below is the email from MDG along with some photos from the event. Enjoy! -Evin
Music Doing Good and President’s Leadership Council Raise Over $30,000 For College Scholarships
Music Doing Good and the President’s Leadership Council presented “From The Heart” on Thursday, February 18th to raise funds for college music scholarships. The nearly 70 guests raised over $30,000 to be directly applied to college scholarships. High School scholarship recipients Bella Morales and Kevin Chan performed along with the Music Doing Good artists, Aaron Kaufman, Aisha Ussery, Kenneth Gayle, Phillip Hall, Ray Younkin, and Rodney Waters.
Members of the President’s Leadership Council serve as ambassadors to Music Doing Good and build community support to raise funds for college scholarships. Music Doing Good and the President’s Leadership Council have partnered with the University of St. Thomas, University of Houston, Moores School of Music and Texas Southern University to offer $40,000, four-year scholarships to students in need.Members of the President’s Leadership Council include: Evin Thayer – Evin Thayer Studios (Chairman) Anna Arispe – Wig 4 Wig Bill Baldwin – Boulevard Realty George Cairnes – Wells Fargo David Chambers – Houston Symphony Kristi Conway – Frost Bank Kimberly Cutchall – Accendo International Andrew Davis – Moores School of Music, University of Houston Dee Dee Dochen – DDD Marketing Communications Dr. Robert Ivany – University of St. Thomas Linda Lorelle – Lorelle Media, LLC Bob Meyer – The Fay School Dr. Jason Oby – Texas Southern University Revati Puranik – Worldwide Oilfield Machine, Inc. John Reger – Wig 4 Wig Paul David van Atta – PDV Special Events, LLC Victor Washington – Washington & Sons, Inc. Dr. David Ashely White – Moores School of Music, University of Houston (honorary member).
For more information about Music Doing Good, their various programs and how you can attend an event please go to www.MusicDoingGood.org
“Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki Below, check out an original song that was performed at this event, Aaron Kaufman’s new video for his song, “I Feel A Light”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj_LgxYDVM0&nohtml5=False