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Another Band Together Success…

…an an opportunity to join the fun! 

The 2nd Annual Band Together event was a a success by every measure. We had a full house celebrating our incredible band program, an huge display of generosity at the auction, and the crowd closed the night pushing back tables and dancing to the beat of the rocking beats of Nearly Dan. So much fun.

The MISBB Board is so pleased that we met both our band community building and financial goals for the event and are forever indebted to our event co-chairs Debbie Hanson and Betsy Robertson and their creative and competent team of volunteers that made this all happen. Stay tuned as we will post pictures and give details on financials.

BUT…if you missed the event OR just want to join in the fun, we have a few Sign-Up Items that you can purchase starting  TODAY online on the Band Booster web site.

Coming up THIS WEEK–we have a few spots left for a not-to-be-missed holiday party and private concert with platinum selling, Grammy-Nominated master pianist and composer, David Lanz. The event will be held THIS WEDNESDAY at the beautiful home of Risa and Gary Anderegg, so grab a group that wants a holiday treat and let’s fill the room by signing up for this special event today!  (See details below)

Event opportunities still available for purchase on the MISBB Band Booster Web Site include:

SU-1 Laaaaane’ BBQ Blowout during 2015 Band Camp – $25 per person
SU-2 Music and Martinis on Saturday, Mar 14th – $60 per person
SU-4 Frances Gaul Photography MIHS Band Photo Book – $50 per book
SU-5 Holiday Party and Private Concert with David Lanz, Wed, Dec 3rd – $80 per person
SU-6 Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on Jan 10th – $50 per person
G-2   Trumpets Christmas Caroling
G-8   Championship Drill Down Training

Or just participate by making a donation in our virtual Raise the Paddle!

Get all of the details for these events and links to buy them on the MISBB Web Site here!



SU-5 Holiday Party and Private Concert with David Lanz. Wednesday, December 3rd, 6:30pm – $80 per person

Celebrate the Season with a small group of Mercer Island friends while enjoying an intimate evening with platinum selling, Grammy award nominee master pianist and composer, David Lanz. Champagne, Appetizers, Sweets and mingling, all followed by a rare and private concert by David and his partner, acclaimed vocalist Kristin Amarie. Join hosts, Risa and Gary Anderegg in their beautiful Mercer Island home for this special, once in a lifetime opportunity!

David Lanz is currently touring and performing in the Northwest, celebrating the release of his new CD “Forever Christmas” and each couple will take home a special signed copy to enjoy. Grammy nominated pianist David Lanz has enthralled music lovers around the world for decades with his engaging playing style and original compositions. Lanz, who was nominated for a Grammy in 2000, is well known as a top instrumental recording and concert artist, reaching worldwide prominence with his number one Billboard hit, Cristofori’s Dream.

His unique impressionistic style is emulated by countless pianists, and his compositions and arrangements performed and studied around the world. With the release of Cristofori’s Dream…Re-Envisioned, Lanz has, in a sense, come full circle. Returning to the music that launched him as an international phenomenon a quarter-century ago—when he recorded the original Cristofori’s Dream provides the world-class pianist and composer with the perfect opportunity to take stock of his art and both assess where he’s been and where he hopes to go. Cristofori’s Dream was a million-selling musical thank you note to Bartolomeo Cristofori, the man who invented the piano in the 17th century. It resonated with a wide array of listeners and topped Billboard’s Adult Alternative/New Age chart for months. The title track remains hugely popular today—countless piano students have purchased the sheet music to learn how to play the piece and Lanz’s interpretation of Procol Harum’s classic “A Whiter Shade of Pale” on the original album is considered one of the most popular of the countless covers of the song. Limit 40.

Thank you Risa and Gary Anderegg

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