We are indebted to the Late Ralph North, Founder of Greater Milwaukee El Sistema, his family and life partner, Donna Bonhag for their support, allowing GMES to continue Ralph’s legacy and dream of making music education possible for all children.
We are grateful to the following organizations for their generous financial support:
The Edith Olsen Foundation
Greater Milwaukee Foundation – Anthony and Andrea Bryant Family Fund
The Waukesha Service Club
Waukesha Sunrise Rotary
The Woman’s Club of Pewaukee
Waukesha County Community Foundation
We are grateful to our Community Partners
Hadfield Elementary School
First United Methodist Church
La Casa De Esperanza
St Luke’s Lutheran Church
Support for our summer programming was provided by:
A Creative Communities Grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board funded in part from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Waukesha Rotary Club Charitable Foundation
Thank you to the White House of Music for providing instruments and instrument repair, as well as financial support from the White House of Music Foundation. We appreciate their dedication to music and music education in our community.