Swing Dance and Auction

Madison Music Boosters

Swing Dance & Auction

Friday, March 24, 2017  6 – 9pm

Madison Commons

This is the Music Program’s most important fundraiser of the year.  Madison’s Music Program is funded exclusively by the fundraisers sponsored by the Madison Music Boosters, and has a separate budget from the PTSA.

Tickets – Tickets are $10 per adult online, $15 at the door. Teachers and children (18 and under) are free.
Visit our Music Boosters Swing Dance and Auction Website to purchase your tickets.

Music – The Madison Sr. Orchestra, Sr. Band, and Jazz Band will provide music along with our featured special guest The West Seattle Big Band!

Dance – For our dancing guests there will be swing dance lessons by the amazing Savoy Swing Club.

Fundraising – There will be a silent auction, raffle, and raise the paddle along with games, food (pizza), and baked goods all to benefit the 250+ student strong Madison Music Program.

Donate – Can’t attend this year? Please consider donating to support the Madison Music Program.

Auction Donation – Have an item you would like to offer up for auction, to benefit the Madison Music Program?  Please download the Swing Dance Donation Form 2017 for instructions and information.

Volunteer – Would you like to help that night?  Please email madisonmusicboosters@gmail.com to find out where you can help.  Volunteering is a great way to enjoy the night (free!) and support our musicians.

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How do students benefit by learning to play a musical instrument?

Academically

  • Likely to stay in school to achieve in other subject.
  • A mastery of memorization.
  • Better SAT scores.
  • Learn pattern recognition (develops math skills); develop spatial intelligence (helpful for advanced mathematics and more).
  • Develops imagination and creative thinking.

Physically

  • Increased hand-eye coordination, just like in sports.

Emotionally

  • Less likely to abuse substances.
  • Have higher self-esteem, better self-confidence and are better at coping with anxiety.
  • Kids learn teamwork as part of a band or orchestra.
  • Learn responsible risk-taking by overcoming fear/anxiety of performing a musical piece.

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