PROUDLY SUPPORTING STUDENTS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS FOR 30 YEARS!

Simsbury Friends For Music and Performing Arts

Simsbury Friends For Music and Performing Arts

 

WHO WE ARE:

Friends is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enriching the lives of students by funding opportunities that go beyond the Board of Education's budget. We believe the arts play an important role in Simsbury schools, and most importantly in the growth, development and character of children.

 WHAT WE FUND:

Our talented teachers seek enrichment opportunities for students and request funding from Friends. This past year, our $30,000 budget enabled us to support:

  • The Town-wide Choral Festival featuring Guest Artist and clinician Elizabeth Nunez (funded entirely by Friends)
  • Transportation costs for students and ensembles to attend adjudications and CMEA Festivals
  • Music Excellence Awards in all 5 elementary schools, HJMS and SHS
  • The Town-wide Elementary Chorus (funded entirely by Friends)
  • Guest artists for Master Classes in elementary schools, HJMS and SHS
  • Lighting costs for the SHS Theatre Department
  • Recording fees for choral performances

These things would not exist without your generosity. Thank you, donors!

Join Us!

Friends For Music would love to hear your ideas as we grow and enhance our reach in  Simsbury Schools. Please join us for our monthly meetings, held in the SHS Library/Media Center at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, September 11

Monday, October 16

Monday, November 13

Monday, December 4

Monday, January 8

Monday, February 12

Monday, March 5

Monday, April 2

Monday, May 7

Monday, June 4

Making a purchase on Amazon? Go to smile.amazon.com to order and choose Simsbury Friends For Music and Performing Arts from the drop down box. When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Friends. Thanks! 

To contact the Simsbury Friends for Music please email musical292@gmail.com

From our Facebook Page

2 months ago

We had a question about the dates for the SHS Musical - the calendar can be found on the school website, and we're sharing here too!

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2 months ago

Shopping local is best!

But if you are doing any Amazon shopping, please shop at smile.amazon.com so a portion can go to the Simsbury Friends for Music & Performing Arts.

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2 months ago
Men's Night Out

Join in this great tradition of choral music - Men's Night Out!

This concert features male singers, grades 5 - 12, with a special guest appearance by the UConn a cappella group - ConnMen.

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Join in this great tradition of choral music - Men's Night Out!

This concert features male singers, grades 5 - 12, with a special guest appearance by the UConn a cappella group - ConnMen.

Ticket ... See more

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3 months ago
Simsbury High School One Act Play Festival

Come support student directors and actors in the annual SHS One Act Play Festival. This festival features a wide variety of short plays produced and directed as a capstone project by senior theatre ... See more

Come support student directors and actors in the annual SHS One Act Play Festival. This festival features a wide variety of short plays produced and directed as a capstone project by senior theatre ... See more

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