"Perhaps it is music that will save the world."
- the great cellist, Pablo Casals, upon hearing a group of Suzuki students perform
Click here for a Suzuki Donation Form.
Make an online donation through the Amarillo College Foundation website (be sure to choose "Suzuki String Program" or other specific fund in the Designee field).
The Amarillo College Suzuki Program offers excellence in instruction for students of all ages, from early childhood to young adulthood. it is more than a place to learn to play an instrument; it is a special place where young people learn important values, make lifelong friendships and flourish as musicians.
Donations to the AC Suzuki program are made through the Amarillo College Foundation and are tax deductible and may be made to one of the following existing accounts:
Suzanne Grooms Suzuki Fund
Established by and named for AC Suzuki program founder Suzanne Grooms, this fund is used to help offset the gap between tuition and operating expenses. This includes bringing faculty salaries to a level more commensurate with their expertise and providing training scholarships for program teachers and students.
Helen and Nancy Gerald String Endowed Scholarship
Established in perpetuity with only the produced income being used, this fund provides teacher and student scholarships to promote the success of the Suzuki Program, emphasizing the cello component.
Suzuki String Program Endowment Fund
This fund is established in perpetuity with only the produced income being used to help offset the gap between tuition and operating expenses. This includes providing financial aid for deserving children and work-study opportunities.
Suzuki Support Fund (Non-Endowed)
Gifts made to the Suzuki support Fund may be used for immediate program needs and projects, including the Helen Gerald Suzuki Memorial Library, annual guest clinicians, and supplementing annual tuition for all Suzuki students to keep rates within reach of a majority of area families.
When you include the Amarillo College Suzuki String program in your will, trust, or general estate plans, you make a substantial contribution to our future and continuing success. Please contact the Amarillo College Foundation at (806) 371-5107, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for confidential help in planning your gift.
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