$100,000 Raised For Music Therapy At Strike A Chord
By Zoe Peled November 4, 2015
Music Heals is proud and grateful to announce that the 2nd annual Strike A Chord gala raised $100,000 for BC music therapy programs! The sold out October 22nd event at Imperial in Vancouver brought together business, community and music industry leaders with a shared appreciation for the power of music.
The evening was again hosted by Prevail and featured entertainment from Dan Mangan, who performed with the 60-person Coastal Sound Youth Choir; The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, who were joined on stage by blues legend Jim Byrnes; Grammy-winner Chin Injeti backed up by The Lifetimes; soul sensation Tonye Aganaba; “violinistextremist” Kytami; drum-machinist and Sound Battle Royale Champion, Fresh Kills; Beatbox Champion & Canada’s Got Talent finalist Scott Jackson; and surprise special guest, Maestro Fresh Wes.
The $100,000 raised succeeds in doubling the fundraising total from the inaugural 2014 event.
“An amazing night with amazing talent”, says Music Heals board president David Barnett. “The support from the business community, the music industry, and general fans of music, has been incredible. We couldn’t be happier with Strike A Chord’s success. “
Strike A Chord: A Benefit For Music Heals raises money for music therapy programs in BC.
Save the date: Strike A Chord 2016 is Thursday October 20th, 2016.
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