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Joliet Central band wins Music in our Schools Concert with Radio Disney Artists Los 5 and Sofia Reyes

Concert is March 17

Published: Friday, March 10, 2017 5:30 a.m. CDT

JOLIET – Join the Joliet Central High School Band and Radio Disney Artists Los 5 and Sofia Reyes at 7 p.m. March 17 for a free, family-friendly concert sponsored by the Give a Note Foundation.  

The event will take place in the Joliet Central High School Auditorium, 201 E. Jefferson St. with a Meet and Greet in the Student Center immediately following.

After more than 60,000 views of the 12 semifinalist schools’ videos for the 2017 Music In Our Schools – Music Inspires Tour, during which viewers voted daily for their favorite schools last fall, Joliet Central High School was among the six schools selected to be part of the tour.

In addition,the Central Band will receive an honorary Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA) "ARDY" Statuette and a Give a Note Foundation Grant of $2,500, which will be matched by the CMA Foundation, bringing the total award amount to $5,000.

The CMA Foundation has also named music educator Don Stinson a 2017 CMA Music Teacher of Excellence and will attend a celebratory dinner hosted by five-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town Wednesday, April 26, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, the home of CMA Music Festival’s Nightly Concerts.

For more information, visit www.giveanote.org.

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