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Vocal Jazz

$26,220
104%
Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
127 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on December 04, at 11:59 PM PST
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Vocal Jazz

The Ella Fitzgerald Foundation is generously matching every $3 raised, for $1 (up to $5000)! 

 

The award-winningnationally renowned CSULB Vocal Jazz Program has garnered countless accolades, and is one of the top collegiate vocal jazz programs in the country!  Our groups have performed at the most prestigious educational events and jazz festivals in the nation, and have been honored with DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards for the past ten years in a row.  The program continues to attract the best, brightest, and most talented students from across the globe to pursue their education here at CSULB. 

This year we have been invited to perform at the Jazz Education Network Conference in New Orleans, the largest jazz conference in the world!  We also have the great privilege of being invited to perform at the historic Monterey Jazz Festival. These are both tremendous honors and opportunities for our students.

 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!  Unfortunately, this program is severely underfunded, and we absolutely depend upon additional support to keep our program operating on the leading edge.

 

Here is a list of our current needs for the 2019-20 school year:

 

     • Travel to Jazz Education Network Conference in New Orleans ($12,585) FUNDED!

     • Travel to Monterey Jazz Festival ($8,630)

     • PST debut CD release costs, licensing fees, etc ($2,500) FUNDED!

     • Cuesta College Vocal Jazz Festival costs ($1,361)

     • Oceanside Vocal Jazz Festival costs ($1,300)

     • Recording costs for new CD project ($6,200)

     • Commissions for Musical Arrangements ($1,750)

 

***We reached our $15,000 goal in 15 days and have plenty of time left to raise more! We have set a new goal of $25,000 to cover additional travel expenses, festival costs and a second CD recording. Help us fund our program, so our students can focus their energies on their craft and not worry about how they will afford these amazing opportunities. 

 

We are reaching out to YOU, because we need your support.  We are hoping to raise at least $15,000 this year for our Vocal Jazz Program. 

A donation of any amount is greatly needed and deeply appreciated.  Whether you are a family member or friend of someone in the program, a graduate of CSULB or the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, an arts advocate, a musician, an educator, or a lover of jazz—Your donation will help to enrich our students’ experience and education, and help this program continue to flourish and inspire.

 

PLEASE, support the Cal State Long Beach Vocal Jazz Program by giving today.  We also ask that you share this page with your family and friends.  Let them know how important this music is and encourage them to support our cause!

 

As always, thank you for your continued support of the Bob Cole Conservatory Vocal Jazz Program!  We are deeply grateful for you. 

 

Levels
Choose a giving level

$10

Friend

Your donation will help to purchase a meal for a student on tour

$25

Supporter

Your donation will help to cover the cost of conference fees at educational events

$50

Benefactor

Your donation will help pay for luggage fees for the students and the band member’s instruments. Plus receive: + "Jazz at the Beach" collectible sticker

$100

Sponsor

Your donation will help cover one night’s lodging for a student at the Jazz Conference in New Orleans. Plus receive: + "Jazz at the Beach" collectible sticker + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD

$200

Patron

Your donation will help cover a rental van for one day of tour. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt

$300

Promoter

Your donation will pay for one group’s registration to an educational jazz festival. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + 4 free tickets to one CSULB vocal jazz concert of your choosing (or a "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt)

$500

Producer

Your donation can go toward commissioning a brand new piece of music for one of our ensembles to perform. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + 4 free tickets to one CSULB vocal jazz concert of your choosing (or a "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt) + Invitation to a private donor reception

$750

Champion

Your donation will pay for both group’s registrations to an educational jazz festival. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + 4 free tickets to one CSULB vocal jazz concert of your choosing + "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt + Invitation to a private donor reception + ThankVIEW video gram by Pacific Standard Time or Jazz & Tonic (your choice)

$1,000

Impresario

Your donation will cover hotel costs for one night for the entire group at the Jazz Conference in New Orleans. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + 4 free tickets with VIP seating to one CSULB vocal jazz concert of your choosing + "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt + Invitation to a private donor reception + ThankVIEW video gram by Pacific Standard Time or Jazz & Tonic (your choice) + Lifetime recognition in all Bob Cole Conservatory concert programs

$2,500

Director's Circle

Your donation will pay for one-way airfare for the entire group to the Jazz Conference in New Orleans. Plus receive: + Pacific Standard Time's debut CD + 4 free tickets with VIP seating to one CSULB vocal jazz concert of your choosing + "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt + Invitation to a private donor reception + ThankVIEW video gram by Pacific Standard Time or Jazz & Tonic (your choice) + Lifetime recognition in all Bob Cole Conservatory concert programs + Private concert by either PST or Jazz & Tonic (your choice). *Location must be agreed upon by Christine Guter, and within a reasonable distance of the university

$5,000

Maestro

Your generous donation will pay for the ensemble to record a full-length CD. Plus receive: + "Jazz at the Beach" t-shirt + Invitation to a private donor reception + ThankVIEW video gram by Pacific Standard Time or Jazz & Tonic (your choice) + Lifetime recognition in all Bob Cole Conservatory concert programs + Private concert by either PST or Jazz & Tonic (your choice). *Location must be agreed upon by Christine Guter, and within a reasonable distance of the university + Pacific Standard Time poster with signature of all current members