Crescendo! Building Community Through Music

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Join us for a Gala dinner celebrating Community Music Center of Boston’s impact throughout Greater Boston.  The Music Center currently has programs in over 35 schools and social service agencies throughout the city, reaching nearly 6,000 students annually through in house programming, School Outreach partnerships, Music Therapy sites and satellite locations.

The evening will also honor and celebrate David Lapin’s 36 year commitment to arts education through is work at Community Music Center of Boston.  David Lapin transformed the Music Center from a neighborhood resource into the arts education leader that it is today. Through is vision and commitment:

  • over 200,000 students have received music education
  • the Music Center has become the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools
  • annual scholarships have increased 60 times, from $5,000 in 1983 to $300,000 today.

Join us for his farewell retirement celebration!

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street Boston, MA
Thank you to our sponsors!

Martin Thomson and Katherine Chaurette

Mary and Barney Carney
C. Thomas Brown​

Berklee College of Music
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Sensible Financial Planning
Boston Private
Brownstone Insurance
Bose Corporation

Bender Hatch Insurance
Kathleen Emrich and Robert Sherwood
Jill and Gary Hatton
Leonard, Mulherin & Greene, P.C
Virginia Lawrence
Peter Pochi
Richard Stern and Lance Goodman

Arts Consulting Group
Curry Printing