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What is "Drumming for a Difference"?

Each year we host an all-percussion concert in the Mukwonago High School West Gym featuring the percussion ensemble classes from Park View Middle School & Mukwonago High School as well as Blue2 Percussion and selected student soloists.

 

Goodwill donations are strongly encouraged; all of the proceeds are given to a charity chosen by the band department staff.

Our third annual "Drumming for a Difference" Concert will take place on Friday, March 11th at 7:00pm in the Mukwonago High School West Gym. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5. All proceeds will be donated to the Southeastern Wisconsin branch of NAMI - the national alliance on mental illness.

This event is unticked and open to the public; donations can be made at the door.

Performance recordings are available from most concerts and can be found on the Mukwonago Bands YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook pages.

About NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Southeast Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide help to those affected by mental illness. NAMI Southeast Wisconsin works to improve the understanding of mental health conditions and share the hope of recovery by offering information, support, education and advocacy services.

 

Our goal is to create a community that is educated and supportive of individuals impacted by mental health conditions, allowing them to reach out for help without the fear of stigma.

 

NAMI Southeast Wisconsin offers support groups for individuals impacted by mental health conditions and their loved ones, educational classes individuals impacted by mental health conditions and their loved ones, Chapter 51 court support and advocacy, support and advocacy for individuals applying for disability benefits through our SOAR Program, homeless outreach through our PATH Program, one-on-one support and advocacy, and community educational presentations.

 

 All of our services are offered at no cost to attendees.

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Who will be performing?

The 2022 performing ensembles include the Park View Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Percussion Ensembles, the Mukwonago High School Concert Percussion Ensembles, Blue2 Winterguard, and Blue2 Percussion.

Mukwonago High School Percussion Section