$500 Back-to-School Bonus

As we gear up for an exciting new school year, we are thrilled to announce a special opportunity to recognize and reward the incredible efforts of our school’s band and choir programs. We believe that music education plays a vital role in shaping well-rounded students, fostering teamwork, and enhancing creativity. To show our appreciation for the dedication and hard work put forth by our educators and students, we are offering two school band or choir programs the chance to receive a $500 Back-to-School Bonus.


What We Are
Looking For

We invite all school staff to nominate their respective band or choir programs for this bonus. We’re seeking programs that stand out for their commitment to excellence, passion for music, and positive impact on students’ lives. Whether it’s through outstanding performances, community engagement, innovative teaching methods, or a combination of these factors, we want to hear about the programs that go above and beyond to create a remarkable musical experience.

How It

  1. Nominations must be made by internal school staff or program leadership, with a school email address.
  2. Schools must be located within a 200 mile radius of La Crosse, WI.

Submission Deadline:

All nominations must be submitted by September 15 via the nomination form.

Selection Process:

Our committee will carefully review all nominations and select two exceptional band or choir programs to receive the $500 “Back-to-School Bonus.” We will notify the winning programs by September 22, and announce the recipients no later than September 29.

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Your Name*
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What type of organization are you nominating?*
Name of Organization Director*
Please provide brief overview of band or choir program, including the grade levels involved, the number of students, and the overall goals of the program.
School Address*
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