2019 Impact Statement
2019 was a fantastic year for LPMC. We selected Intonation Music as our 2019 beneficiary and granted over $12,000 to Intonation to upgrade its music program’s instruments and establish a student instrument ownership program for use by over 700 at-risk Chicago students. Moreover, our 2018 grant to Aspira Business & Finance High School blossomed into positive outcomes in 2019, when the launch of its music program for the 2018-19 school year resulted in over 140 Chicago students enrolling in music classes for the first time.
2018 Impact Statement
LPMC had another successful year in 2018. We selected Aspira Business & Finance High School and Intonation Music as our 2018 beneficiaries. To Aspira, we granted over $17,000 for the development of its music program for at-risk students coping with adverse conditions at home and in their community; specifically, our grant helped to provide the school all of the instruments used in its music program. To Intonation Music, we granted over $11,000 to upgrade its music program’s instruments and equipment for use by its at-risk students in the Greater Bronzeville area of Chicago.
2017 Impact Statement
In 2017, we raised 28,000 dollars for the inter American Magnet School in Lakeview for a new piano lab. This lab includes 32 brand new keyboards for the students to learn and practice on. In November, 18 students and families will be traveling to Vienna for the dedication concert for the Beethoven Museum Heilingenstadt which will include 9 concerts for students and general public for the opening day, reception at the City Hall by the Mayor of Vienna, and a Dedication ceremony concert hosted by American Ambassador of Austria.
2016 Impact Statement
In 2016, we had another special year. The LPMC raised $75,000 dollars to help and renovate the recite hall in the Beethoven Museum Heiligenstadt; it is the first and only Beethoven museum in Austria. Our LPMC students will be performing there in a dedication concert on November 22, 2017. Additionally, we raised over $10,000 at a student recital and holiday concert, which we will use to help music programs in various public schools in the Chicagoland area.
2015 Impact Statement
In 2015, the LPMC had a very successful year. We raised over 18,000 dollars to renovate a brand new piano lab for the People's Music School that includes state-of-the-art keyboards and teaching equipment. In addition, we have tutored People's Music School students throughout the year, helping them not only learn the fundamentals of piano, but to appreciate music as a whole.