2018 Recipients Since 2006, Doctors in Recital has raised nearly $370,000 to support area programs to improve the health, wellness and quality of life in Brown County. Through an application process each year, the Doctors in Recital board chooses a community partner to receive 80% of the event proceeds and a music partner to receive 20%.
Community Partner: ASPIRO - Positive Parenting Program Celebrating 60 years of service in 2017, ASPIRO helps individuals with intellectual disabilities live their best lives. They recognize one size does not fit all and respect the choices their consumers and families make for their lives. They see people first and their disability second. One of eight programs, ASPIRO's Positive Parenting Program (PPP) is an in-home visitation program serving families headed by parents with intellecutal disabilities. PPP was the first of its kind in the state when it began in 1985, and remains the only program of its kind in Brown County.
Music Education Co-Recipients: Creative Skills class at Green Bay Area Public Schools' Washington Middle School and Music for the Sake of Music
Creative Skills Class at Washington Middle School - The grant will be used to purchase Orff instruments for the unique needs of students with intellectual, emotional and/or physical disabilities. Students will be learning to read, write, improvise and respond creatively through musical performance. They also will be utilizing the Orff instruments as they learn to play, sing, dance, listen and compose. The Creative Skills class assists students on this unique pathway and allows them to continue to develop their musical skills when they attend East HIgh School.
Music for the Sake of Music (MFSOM) is a not-for-profit music organization whose mission is to provide northeast Wisconsin with diverse opportunities for the creation and enjoyment of music at a high level. Their growing summer music program provides daily instrumental lessons for area youth and community members free of charge. This program also offers a variety of group classes and chamber ensemble opportunities as well as large ensemble experiences for talented high school, community and professional musicians.
Past Community Partner Recipients 2017: Literacy Green Bay 2016: CASA of Brown County 2015: Ben's Wish 2014: Marion House 2013: AFCS Camp K.A.R.E. 2012: Freedom House 2011: Oral Health Partnership 2010: Howe Neighborhood Family Resource Center 2009: Adolescent Parenting Coalition 2008: Center for Childhood Safety 2007: Golden House
Past Music Education Partner Recipients 2017: Youth Orchestra Program at St. Norbert College 2016: Howard-Suamico School District's Harp Choir 2015: Institute for the Fine Arts at East High School
Interested in applying to be a Doctors in Recital Community or Music partner?
The grant application for the 2019 Doctors in Recital will be available for submission starting January 20, 2018. Applications will be accepted from January 20 - February 17, 2018. If you would like to prepare ahead of time, you can review grant application questions here. Please note no early submissions will be accepted.
Please complete the form below to be notified when the application is available.