Vista High School Band Is Carnegie Bound!

Raising Funds to Assist Our 80 talented High School Musicians get to Carnegie Hall!
Roslyn Pellegrini
Vista, California
United States
4 Team Members

Dare To Dream!

Vista High School Band is going to Carnegie Hall and needs your help!

"One day, after a rehearsal that hadn't pleased Mischa Elman, he and his wife were leaving Carnegie Hall by the backstage entrance when they were approached by two tourists looking for the hall's entrance. Seeing his violin case, they asked, 'How do you get to Carnegie Hall?'  Without looking up and continuing on his way, Elman simply replied, 'Practice.' "

The musicians at Vista High School have practiced and practiced and are proud to announce their invitation to perform at the New York City Wind Band Festival at Carnegie Hall!   But that's not all. The Boston Composer's Coalition selected the band from past recordings to premiere a work written by composer Brett Abiganal, which will be recorded and archived at Carnegie Hall as an original performance.

Your Help is Needed!

Our musicians and their boosters have saved, recycled and fundraised their way to meeting most of the costs ($1600 per student, including airfare) for the trip from San Diego to New York City to take part in this prestigious opportunity.  Now we need your help to cross the finish line!

This is an opportunity for students to broaden their horizons and see the importance and reward of setting and achieving goals. Please don't underestimate the power of this type of experience. Our musicians work hard to achieve excellence in every aspect of their lives, not just in music and performance, but also academically - 75% have a GPA of 3.5+ - and by giving back to their community through outreach projects. This group will bring their experiences back to their community and continue to make a difference!

Please make your tax deductible contribution now. Whatever you can give is appreciated greatly!  Please also share this with others to help us reach our goal. THANK YOU!

Vista Band Boosters is a registered 501(c)(3) organization: Tax ID: 95-3822163

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