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EMPIRE STATE YOUTH ORCHESTRA's Fundraiser:

ESYO's 2014 Playathon

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EMPIRE STATE YOUTH ORCHESTRA via Crowdrise
February 08, 2014

Playathon - music is over but the campaign lives on until midnight 2/9/14. Can you help us reach over $5k on-line in the next 24+ hours?  See more

BENEFITING: EMPIRE STATE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

EVENT DATE: Feb 08, 2014

THE STORY:

A Musical Extravaganza - Empire State Youth Orchestras’ Playathon 2014

FREE MUSIC ALL DAY!  AUCTIONS TO WIN THE BATON AND CONDUCT THE ORCHESTRA!   MUSICAL PETTING ZOO!

Playathon is an annual friend- and fund-raiser for Empire State Youth Orchestras’ (ESYO’s) program of high-quality music education and performance opportunities for young musicians from the greater Capital Region of upstate New York and western New England. Net proceeds from Playathon are used to pay for:

  • professional musicians who direct and coach our nine groups;
  • the wonderful concert halls in which our musicians perform;
  • renting and purchasing music;
  • moving the timpani to the concert hall and more . . . all that goes along with producing about 30 public performances each season.

Our groups consist of two full symphonic orchestras, a wind orchestra, string ensemble, two jazz bands, and three percussion ensembles. ESYO also has a free music education program for inner-city middle-school children.

More than 300 + Musicians!  Playathon brings every ESYO group to Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY, to play music throughout the day and entertain shoppers for free. During the event, shoppers and passers-by toss dollar bills from an upper level down on to the orchestra – many aiming for the bell of the tuba! They can also bid to win the conductor’s baton and actually lead the orchestra! And kids from one to one hundred and one can try out the saxophone or flute or violin or trombone they have always wanted to play at our musical petting zoo.

Why do we do Playathon?  It's our chance to showcase the breadth and depth of our program - it's pretty amazing to hear and see these young musicians perform pretty fantastic music!  And Playathon is one way we raise funds to help pay for the cost of the program; tuition and concert ticket sales only cover about 40% of our budget so Playathon really helps us financially!. 

To make the event a real success, ESYO musicians are asked to get as many donations as possible before Playathon day, scheduled for Feb. 8, 2014 this year.  We hope you'll help us reach our goal!!!  THANKS!!  Check us out at esyo.org

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To This Fundraiser

$5,981

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sara Torrey

    $20

  • Bonnie and Carlos Niederstrasser

    $50

  • The Connolly Family

    $50

  • Angarola family

    $50

  • Meris Ruzow

    $50

  • Kim Galvin

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Christy D'Ambrosio and Ray Newkirk

    $100

  • Rebecca Calos

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • The Heaney Family

    $20

  • Janis Leonard

    $20

  • Grace Smith

    $20

  • Hugo

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Scott and Gail Ruehr

    $100

  • Greg Lewis and Evelyn Ying

    $100

  • Elisa Harrington-Verb

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $101

  • Melissa Bruno

    $10

  • grandma J

    $50

  • j+a

    $25

  • Holly & Gino

     

  • Mr. Francis

    $20

  • Richard Smith

    $50

  • Ted and Mary Chang

    $200

  • Matthew and Mary

    $30

  • Bronna and Norm Romanoff

    $25

  • Bonnie and Stuart Rosenberg

    $25

  • Claes Sjogreen

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • proudofu

     

  • Lori Hall

    $50

  • Sarah Mitchell

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • D & S Torrey in memory of Val & Goody who loved music

    $35

  • John and Marilyn Knarvik

    $40

  • Judy Neafsey and Terry Conway

    $100

  • The Uncle "Candy" Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Paul and Cindy Burczak

    $25

  • Uncle Dennis

    $100

  • The Criswell Family

    $25

  • Jim and Eileen Conwy

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Kim Moriarty

    $25

  • Uncle Joe

    $100

  • The Migliozzi Family

    $30

  • James Erceg

    $35

  • Patricia Moriarty

    $20

  • Kelly

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Lois Jordan

    $100

  • Anne Stagnitti

    $50

  • Emily Moore

     

  • Richard & Meg Sapia

    $25

  • The Ziegler Crew

    $20

  • Mom, Dad and Cassidy

    $50

  • Mom and Dad

    $100

  • Joanne Dalakos

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • The Sweeney Family

    $25

  • Ella Goodwin

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • The Holden Family

    $25

  • Kaye Goodwin

    $18

  • DAT & SST

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $151

  • P hammer

    $101

  • Ping-Pong Park

    $100

  • The Henrichs Family

    $20

  • The Frederick Moriarty's

    $20

  • Kathy & Sean

    $55

  • The Liu Family

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Baby Dill

    $40

  • Mom & Dad

    $100

  • Donna Quinn & Phil Holloway

    $100

  • T & V

    $100

  • WB

    $250

  • Hammer Family

    $35

  • Van Slyke Family

    $75

  • Thad and Kathy Rutherford

    $25

  • Helen Hartman

    $50

  • The Connolly Clan

    $100

  • The Halle family

     

  • CMI

    $250

  • Pat and Ron Greene

    $20

  • Eileen and Paul seitz

    $200

  • The Whalens

    $50

  • Susan Mason

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Haleila Harrison

    $10

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30% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $5,981 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Katherine Dill

Amount Raised

$1,298

 

216% Raised of $600 Goal

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Ryan Burczak

Amount Raised

$925

Fundraiser Title

EMPIRE STATE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Amount Raised

$790

 

4% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eric Chang

Amount Raised

$455

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William Connolly

Amount Raised

$450

 

90% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Helen Lewis

Amount Raised

$325

 

54% Raised of $600 Goal

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Jimmy Stagnitti

Amount Raised

$275

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Kathryn Moriarty

Amount Raised

$225

Donor Comments

Haleila Harrison

Haleila Harrison

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Susan Mason

Susan Mason

DONATION: $50

In memory of Lillian A Martin DOD 2/9/2012 2 years ago

The Whalens

The Whalens

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Eileen and Paul seitz

Eileen and Paul seitz

DONATION: $200

3 years ago

Pat and Ron Greene

Pat and Ron Greene

DONATION: $20

We are proud of you, Katie! 3 years ago

CMI

CMI

DONATION: $250

3 years ago

The Halle family

The Halle family

3 years ago

The Connolly Clan

The Connolly Clan

DONATION: $100

Go Will 3 years ago

Helen Hartman

Helen Hartman

DONATION: $50

Woo Hoo esyo 3 years ago