McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory (SSC) recently celebrated the 15th year of its Chase Away the Winter Blues gala, kicking off its year-long 50th anniversary. The event was held at Boston Marriott Quincy.
For the last decade and a half, the South Shore community has come together to support the Blues gala in the belief that arts education is truly transformative for all and should be accessible to everyone.Proceeds benefit SSC Community Partnerships, which includes ImagineARTS, SSC’s arts and literacy program in the Brockton public schools; Creative Arts Therapies programs; and SSC’s tuition assistance program, affording students the opportunity to receive a music education. SSC believes that everyone, regardless of age, ability or circumstance, can benefit from the transformative nature of a music and arts education.
Blues Co-Chairs Linda Jones and Rennan Bayturk, along with a Blues committee comprised of SSC trustees, overseers, parents, and friends created a fabulous evening filled with music, friendship and generosity. The event began with a cocktail reception with an SSC faculty jazz quartet, followed by a seated dinner program with outstanding music performances and an exciting live auction. The late-night crowd enjoyed the lively After Party, with sweets and cocktails, sponsored by Massa Products Corporation. East Coast Soul, a sing-along Piano Bar featuring SSC’s faculty rounded out the festive atmosphere, organized by After Party Chair Dawn Stancavish and a planning committee.
South Shore Conservatory thanks corporate sponsors Massa Products, Travel Sommelier, Boston Financial Management, GAGNONtax, Mercedes-Benz of Hanover, Fusion Academy, Cape Cod Dental Implants, Field Communications Associates, Inc./Charlie Field, Jr,Boston Financial Management, and Fusion Academy for their support of the Blues gala.