SHELL LAKE ARTS CENTER RECEIVES LES PAUL FOUNDATION GRANTApril 12, 2019 by caroline
SHELL LAKE, WIS., April 8, 2019— The Shell Lake Arts Center is the proud recipient of a generous grant from the Les Paul Foundation, whose mission is to inspire innovative and creative thinking and preserving the legacy of Les Paul, the “Father of Modern Music.”
With the successful addition of a Sound and Recording Studio in 2018, Shell Lake Arts Center was able to add a new camp responding from the feedback in focus groups. All equipment was a donation from a local supporter. Participants came from WI, MN, and NY. Tara Burns, Executive Director for Shell Lake Arts Center says “A young camper from NY came because his mom attended our camps in 1988. That’s our legacy!
With the support of The Les Paul Foundation, the Shell Lake Arts Center will continue the Sound & Recording Camps AND add 2 more weeks for Advanced Sound & Recording. Students can choose to come to a beginner or advanced sessions based on their current skill level, or they can come to our beginning program and return for the advanced session. Students record the live music happening in the building while other programs are occurring like Jazz Camp using mobile units, and then continue their study in the studio. Camp provides all the needed equipment, no experience is required to attend.
ABOUT THE LES PAUL FOUNDATION
The Les Paul Foundation inspires innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through the support of music education, recording, innovation and medical research related to hearing. The Les Paul Foundation awards grants to music, music engineering and sound programs that serve youth as well as for medical research related to hearing loss and for veteran’s guitar programs. The Les Paul Foundation also supports public exhibits which display Les Paul’s life and achievements. For more information go to www.lespaulfoundation.org or follow the Foundation at www.facebook.com/lespaulfoundation, www.instagram.com/lespaulfoundation, www.twitter.com/lespaulfound
If you would like to learn more about programs at the Shell Lake Arts Center, or how you can get donate, please call the office at 715-468-2414, or visit their website at www.shelllakeartscenter.org.
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