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Guitar Concert and Fundraising Event Wednesday, October 9th

The 3 Strings Band, one of Southwest’s many guitar ensembles, has been selected out of hundreds of applicants to perform the keynote address at the National Association of Music Educators Conference in Orlando, Florida this November. The group, under the direction of guitar educator, Ruth LeMay, will demonstrate innovative inclusive music education. The group must raise $58,000 to take 54 people, including 16 students with special needs, parents, staff and student support to Orlando in the two months. They have raised $39,000 and are working on the final $19,000.

A concert and fundraiser will take place in the Southwest High School Commons on Wednesday, October 9th, at 7:00 p.m. and feature many Southwest guitar ensembles, including The 3 Strings.  Fundraising will include a silent auction, homemade bake sale, ice cream truck, and pizza. Requested donation is $10.