Gala 2016: When Swing Was King

swinglogoCommunity Music School Gala 2016

at The Lace Factory, 161 River Street, Deep River

Community Music School’s largest annual fund raiser is the CMS Gala and this year we’ll transport guests back to the 30’s and 40’s with “When Swing Was King”. The swing dancer silhouettegreatest hits of the swing era will be performed by faculty and students. Don’t forget your dancing shoes so you can learn to jitterbug, lindy hop and boogie woogie during the night! The event takes place in Deep River at The Lace Factory and includes a lively cocktail hour with passed hors d’oeuvres and silent auction. The party continues with gourmet food stations and fabulous musical entertainment provided by CMS faculty and students. View the complete menu here.

Featured faculty, student performers & guests: Tom Boates, Tom Briggs (music director), Joni Gage, Karli Gilbertson, Emma Hunt, Patricia Hurley, Mia Lawrence, Barbara Malinsky, Matt McCauley, Kevin O’Neil, Gary Ribchinsky, Andy Sherwood, Andrew Studenski, and more!

Supporters of the CMS Gala will ensure that the arts remain accessible to all with proceeds benefiting the CMS Scholarship Fund, music therapy services, and outreach in the greater community. 

Patron tickets are $100 per person ($40 is tax-deductible); Sponsor tickets are $150 ($90 is tax-deductible. Please type in the guest name(s) and indicate the number of tickets being purchased after clicking “Buy Now”.

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