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IUPUI Music Academy Announces 14th Annual Performathon at Indianapolis Artsgarden

April 13, 2017

Indianapolis Artsgarden

Indianapolis Artsgarden

The IUPUI Music Academy, a community music school operating within the Department of Music and Arts Technology at IUPUI, today announced its major fundraising event for the year, the 14th annual Performathon. Students and faculty from the academy will perform free of charge at this event, which will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Artsgarden in downtown Indianapolis.

The annual Performathon provides the public with an opportunity to experience a ‘musical marathon’ showcasing the talent of local students of all ages, as well as a wide variety of solo and ensemble music from faculty of the Music Academy. Funds raised at the event will go directly to support student scholarships. Donations will be accepted onsite at the event, and interested parties also may make contributions to the IUPUI Music Academy directly.

A non-profit educational organization, the IUPUI Music Academy provides high quality, professional music instruction to Indianapolis area residents of all ages and levels of ability.  Great care and personal attention are given to each student, and music classes are provided in both private and group formats. Contributions directly support IUPUI Music Academy students:

$300 provide weekly 30-minute lessons for one student for one semester
$450 provide weekly 45-minute lessons for one student for one semester
$1,640 provide weekly 60-minute lessons for one students for an entire year
    (fall, spring, and summer session)

More information is available online at music.iupui.edu/academy.

The IUPUI Music Academy is a non-profit, educational organization whose mission, purpose, and primary activity pertain to arts education.  As a community music school under the auspices of the Department of Music and Arts Technology at IUPUI, the academy is committed to providing high quality, professional music instruction to area residents.  Conveniently located in the heart of Indianapolis, the IUPUI Music Academy currently enrolls over 400 students each year – from three years of age through adulthood.  The academy is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.

About the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI:
The mission of the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI is to be one of the best urban university leaders in the disciplines of engineering and technology recognized locally, nationally and internationally. The school's goal is to provide students an education that will give them the leverage to be leaders in their communities, industry and society. For additional information on the School of Engineering and Technology, go to http://www.engr.iupui.edu.