GLEE RECOGNIZES AT-RISK MUSIC PROGRAMSNATIONWIDE WITH A GUARANTEED DONATION OF $1,000,000
Lend your voice by voting for your favorite video at www.GleeGiveANote.org
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 11, 2011) – Starting today, everyone across America is invited to lend their voices – and their votes – for their favorite videos in the GLEE “Give a Note” campaign to help save music and arts programs in public schools.
$1 dollar for every GLEE Season 2 Blu-ray and DVD sold goes towards the $1 million dollar guaranteed commitment. The GLEE “Give a Note” campaign was created by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment in partnership with the National Association for Music Education to help save music and arts programs in public schools. With more than 300 public schools nationwide submitting videos for grant consideration, your vote will be critical in determining the outcome.
After a month-long submission phase that started in September and ended this morning, each video entry is up on www.GleeGiveANote.org and now you can cast your vote to decide the finalists. Visit www.GleeGiveANote.org to view videos, and vote once per day until voting ends on November 8, 2011 at midnight. The schools receiving the most votes will move on to a final selection made by the National Association for Music Education. In December, the winning schools will be announced, with three grand prizes of $50,000 each; 10 first prizes of $25,000 each; and 60 second prizes of $10,000 each.
For more information, including official rules, visit www.GleeGiveANote.com. GLEE Season 2 Blu-ray and DVD is now available in stores everywhere.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company. Representing 75 years of innovative and award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox, TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions on DVD, Blu-ray Disc Digital Copy, Video On Demand and Digital Download. The company also releases all products globally for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.
About The National Association for Music Education
The National Association for Music Education (formerly MENC), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, marked its centennial in 2007 as the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. Through membership of more than 75,000 active, retired, and pre-service music teachers, and with 60,000 honor students and supporters, NAfME serves millions of students nationwide through activities at all teaching levels, from preschool to graduate school. NAfME’s mission is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. NAfME’s activities and resources have been largely responsible for the establishment of music education as a profession, for the promotion and guidance of music study as an integral part of the school curriculum, and for the development of the National Standards for Arts Education.
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