SOUNDS Academy Hosts their Annual Speakeasy Fundraising Event
The Event: SOUNDS Speakeasy – 20’s Masquerade Theme
The Cause: Fundraiser to help spread music education opportunities to Arizona youth
Event Date: November 13th, 2021 @ 5:30PM
Location: The Historic Ellis-Shackelford House – 1242 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Sponsor: Thrivent and McKenzie’s Midtown Tavern
Food Provided By: McKenzie’s Midtown Tavern, Brenda’s Inferno, and Trapp Haus BBQ
Bar and Drinks: Brandon Smith
Photography: Dorrell Edwards, Always Timeless Productions
Entertainment: SOUNDS Academy Students; Abraham and Israel
Notable Moments: The evening provided perfect weather in the heart of downtown Phoenix as guests came together to support spreading music education opportunities to children in Phoenix, AZ at the Historic Ellis-Shackelford House. The main program featured two SOUNDS Academy students. Callie expressed what her experience has been like while in SOUNDS Academy and Israel mesmerized the audience with his cello performance. Founder and CEO, Kirk Johnson closed the evening with stories about how SOUNDS Academy has impacted children in Phoenix over the last 7 years by helping students set and accomplish their dreams. By the end of the evening, SOUNDS Academy supporters were able to raise over $23,000 to support music education.
The SOUNDS Academy Team would like to give a special THANK YOU to our volunteers, board members, parents, and donors for supporting SOUNDS Academy!
SpeakEasy Pledges of Support To anyone who hasn’t fulfilled their pledge yet, or if you’d like to support our organization, please make a donation on the SOUNDS Academy website: HERE Pictures Worth A Thousand Words Below are a sampling of photos from the event. Be sure to check out all the photos on our SOUNDS Academy Facebook Page: HERE We would like to thank everyone for joining us and making the event a success! If you’d like more information about SOUNDS Academy or are interested in receiving a tour of our new facility, please reach out to us.
We hope you’re doing well and wish you the very best this holiday season!