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PLAY ON: A Benefit Concert to Support Music Education

MONDAY, MARCH 2 | CITY WINERY

1200 W. RANDOLPH STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60607

Doors: 5:00pm | Show: 7:00 pm

Join Merit School of Music for a special jazz concert benefiting equal access to music education. Merit alum and internationally renowned musician, composer, and bandleader, Marquis Hill will headline the 2nd Annual Play On concert.

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MARQUIS HILL

Recently voted by The New York Times as one of the nation’s Top Jazz Artists of 2019, Marquis breaks down the barriers that divide musical genres, effortlessly fusing contemporary and classic jazz, hip-hop, R&B, Chicago house, and neo-soul. This thrilling trumpeter, born and raised on Chicago’s culturally rich South Side, became a presence on the global scene virtually overnight after winning the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz competition in 2014.

2019 PLAY ON SPONSORS

at properties

Michael Andrews and Ryan Ruskin

aria group
cambridge audio
city winery
morgan lewis
WDCB Jazz
william blair

Catie and Matt Wloch

rcp advisors
wenk aviation insurance

Presenting $20,000

  • 10 Front Premier tickets to the concert
  • Speaking opportunity at the concert

plus everything below except additional tickets- 

 

Gold $10,000 

  • 6 Front Premier tickets to the concert
  • Mention in concert promotional materials, including:
    • Press release
    • Social media posts

plus everything below except additional tickets- 

 

Silver $5,000 

  • 4 Front Premier tickets to the concert
  • Mention in concert promotional materials, including:
    • E-blast promotions (2,000 per)
    • Posters in West Loop businesses (100)
    • Promotional flyers (500)
    • Event webpage listing (with link)
    • Merit program newsletters (2,000 per)
  • Listing in Merit’s 2020 Annual Report (5,000)

plus everything below except additional tickets- 

 

Bronze $2,500 

  • 2 Front Premier tickets to the concert
  • Slideshow at City Winery during concert
  • City Winery lobby signs during concert
  • Merit “Impact Report” newsletter listing (1,000)

plus everything below except additional tickets- 

 

Allegro | $1,000 

  • 2 Premier tickets to the concert
  • Listing in printed concert program
  • Business Council recognition on Merit website & TV screen in Merit lobby

Contact us to discuss customizing benefits to your sponsorship goals.

Call Meredith Richard, Merit’s Individual Giving Manager, at 312-267-4480 or email marichard@meritmusic.org with questions or for more information.