CIVICNMUSIC Private Lesson Recital

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Reaching students through music 
can change a life's path. 

Life can be a jumble of challenges

and obstacles...

Overwhelming...unless an observant teacher notices and suggests that with some hard work, you would be a valued member of the band or orchestra or choir. That was exactly what happened for one young musician in our Private Lesson Program this past season.  At first, lessons were difficult. But with persistence, she found that she was able to rise above her challenges and find success, hope and joy. 

To provide exceptional opportunities to students and teachers, we rely on your continued generosity. 

Your support extends our reach! 

Every gift to CIVIC MUSIC is an investment in our community. Thank you for your support!

CIVIC MUSIC is registered as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. 

Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


Consider these additional ways to support!



CIVIC MUSIC MKE is proud to be one of over 40 Milwaukee-area nonprofits leading a coordinated effort to emphasize the importance of supporting our communities through a campaign called Giving First on Tuesday, November 23.

Check out the complete list of MKE organizations.  



Join in and donate on November 30, 2021. 


Do your shopping on It's like giving two gifts at once! Click on the logo to link CIVIC MUSIC to your Amazon account. When you shop, you support. 



Here are a couple of options that enable you to extend your generosity.

Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)
The rules for a QCD allow taxpayers to make IRA distributions up to $100,000 payable directly to a qualified charitable organization like CIVIC MUSIC without treating the distribution as taxable income.  In addition, the distribution will count towards the IRA owner’s Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) for the year. Contact your tax professional to find out more about this.

Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Still another way is to gift appreciated securities to a charitable organization like CIVIC MUSIC.  Capital gains on the amount of appreciation are avoided, and the donor receives a tax deduction for the stock’s full market value on stocks owned longer than one year.  Contact your investment and/or tax professional for more information.


Board member Joe Hausch, Hausch Design Agency, has put some of his CIVIC MUSIC related artwork on Fine Art America.  With each sale, proceeds come back to CIVIC MUSIC. Take a look! 

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For more information about supporting CIVIC MUSIC MKE,

contact Nancy Herro, Executive Director at 414.375.4875 or via email