FEBRUARY 17, 20120 THIS WEEKEND - CAROUSEL CONCERT-THON THE MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR
Join Grace Notes Foundations for the Carousel Concert -Thon on Saturday, February 22, at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
FEBRUARY 22, 2020 IS GRACE NOTES MUSIC FOUNDATION’S BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR! • A donation of $20 will send one child to a live music concert in our Concerts for Kids Program. • A donation of $100 will support a day of Summer Music Day Camp. • A donation of $300 will provide a scholarship for one student to attend band/orchestra camp in our Summer Scholars Program. • A donation of $1,000 will provide a one-year, private music scholarship in our Makayla Joy Sitton Music Scholarship Program.
Founded in 2011, the Grace Notes Music Foundation has
exciting plans for the future and will always be grounded
in our mission to provide exceptional music education
and performance opportunities for students from diverse
cultural, ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds and to
sponsor community enriching music events.
WHY GNF BELIEVES IN MUSIC EDUCATION: Scientists found a marked difference in communication
between the right and left sides of the brain, which
fosters more creativity in individuals with musical training
than in those without.
Be apart to help change the world - on note at a time! DONATE NOW!
FEBRUARY 1, 2020
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
DECEMBER 28, 2019 Our Teen Team visited the Waterford Assisted Living facility in Juno Beach and performed an exciting 45 minute program of piano, violin, trumpet and saxophone music. A big “thank you” to all of our good-hearted teens! ...See Facebook Photos
DECEMBER 25, 2019 MERRY CHRISTMAS
DECEMBER 22, 2019 HAPPY HANUKKAH
NOVEMBER 27, 2019 HAPPY THANKSGIVING - AS WE GIVE THANKS "I was just a little girl with hopes of someday being a violinist and like magic your wonderful foundation took these dreams and made them a reality"....A.L. These words are from one of our scholarship students about their Grace Notes experience: During this time of Thanksgiving, we would like to express our gratitude for your support. Your donations help musical dreams come true!
NOVEMBER 13, 2019 CONCERT-THON MEETING ON NOVEMBER 17, 2019 On Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM Grace Notes Carousel Concert-Thon there will be a meeting at Jupiter Academy of Music on 500 Commerce Way West #9. Grace Notes is preparing for our biggest fundraiser of the year, our 9th Annual Carousel Concert-Thon at Downtown at the Gardens on February 22, 2020. All middle and high school students, and any adults who are interested, are welcome to join join in for this organizational meeting. RSVP or send Questions: email@example.com.
NOVEMBER 11, 2019 HAPPY VETERANS DAY Thank you for your service!
NOVEMBER 10, 2019 NOVEMBER IS FOR THANKSGIVING! Grace Notes Foundation shows how music education and scholarships benefit children in our community. Thank you to all of our supporters and donors who make these programs possible. Be apart of the future and GIVE NOW!
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 ON NOVEMBER 25, 2019 DINE AT FIVE GUYS WHY COOK THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING Take a Holiday break from the kitchen and join FIVE GUYS and Grace Notes Foundation for Great Burgers, Fries and Shakes on November 27, 2019 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM at any of the FIVE GUYS locations in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington and Boca Raton.
FIVE GUYS WILL DONATE 30% of each purchase to Grace Notes Foundation so eat up and enjoy!
OCTOBER 31, 2019 HAPPY HALLOWEEN
SEPTEMBER 29, 2019 HAPPY HOLIDAYS ROSH HASHANAH AND YOM KIPPUR
SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 BACK TO SCHOOL - 2019-2020 IS THE MOST AMBITIOUS YEAR YET FOR GRACE NOTES MUSIC FOUNDATION Grace Notes Foundation is seeing amazing growth and continues to reach more students with music education programs and scholarships. The Foundation's growth would not be possible without the investment of generous donors. Support from music lovers are making a difference in their lives. Record Number of Makayla Joy Sitton Scholars for 2019-2020. Grace Notes is providing 19 ( the highest number ever) Makayla Joy Sitton music scholars. These 19 scholarships provide individual, private music lessons during the 2019-2020 school year. These scholarships are awarded to students in elementary, middle and high school based on financial need and a rigorous application process.
Partnership with the El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center is growing! Music Classes were conducted February – May 2019 for young children at El Sol on Saturday mornings, while their parents were in parenting classes. At El Sol Summer Camp (2019), Grace Notes teachers and Teen Team volunteers provided a weekly music lesson to 18 campers and taught ukulele lessons.
There is great support for Artist in Residence at UB Kinsey Elementary School of the Arts. Grace Notes will fund an “Artist-in-Residence” violin teacher for the 2019-2020 school year for the U.B Kinsey Elementary school in West Palm Beach.
Grace Notes Sends Eight Students to Summer Music Camp. Summer camp is such an important time for growing musicians. Eight students were awarded scholarships for 2019 summer band and orchestra camps. One of Grace Notes Foundation's summer scholars won the Outstanding Camper Award at the Palm Beach County Band Camp.
Our Grace Notes Teen Team continues to grow. It is comprised of middle and high school students. This fine group of young people has been instrumental in helping with community outreach at El Sol, fundraising events, and performances at retirement homes in our community.
The Instrument Assistance Grants helped purchase professional instruments for advanced students whose families could not afford them and also. In 2019, Grace Notes provided matching grants for a trumpet and a violin. Thanks to support from Extraordinary Charities, Grace Notes was also able to provide ukuleles for children at El Sol.
JULY 19, 2019 IT’S BEEN A BUSY SUMMER AT GRACE NOTES It has been a very busy and exciting summer. Grace Notes Music Foundation is seeing amazing growth and continues to reach more students with music education programs and scholarships. Our growth would not be possible without the investment of generous donors. Support from music lovers like you are making a difference in their lives.
RECORD 19 MAKAYLA JOY SITTON MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED Grace Notes is pleased to announce our largest class of Makayla Joy Sitton music scholars yet! The 19 scholarships provide individual, private music lessons during the 2019-2020 school year. These scholarships are awarded to students in elementary, middle and high school based on financial need and a rigorous application process.
NEW BEGINNER UKULELE CLASS Grace Notes provided a 6-week Group Ukulele Class for 18 children attending a Summer Camp at El Sol Community Center in Jupiter, Florida. The final project will be a video performance of "You Are My Sunshine" to be enjoyed by family and friends.
EIGHT STUDENTS ATTEND SUMMER MUSIC CAMP It has been a very busy and exciting summer. Grace Notes Music Foundation is seeing amazing growth and continues to reach more students with music education programs and scholarships. Our growth would not be possible without the investment of generous donors. Support from music lovers like you are making a difference in their lives.
JULY 9, 2019 GET READY TO SHOP ONLINE Amazon Prime day is July 15 and 16, 2019. When shopping Amazon.Smile a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Grace Notes Foundation. This is a perfect time to shop for the last of summer, and for he upcoming school year. Remember, You shop. The donate. It's that easy to help support scholarship opportunities and the outreach programs which Grace Notes Foundation offers the entire community!