2nd Annual Jazz 4 Justice Event Raises Over $12,000
Thank you to everyone who supported the
2nd Annual Jazz 4 Justice Benefit Concert!
Thanks to overwhelming community support and the generosity of our amazing sponsors, our 2nd Annual Jazz 4 Justice event, held on February 5, 2016, raised over $12,000 for GRBF and the VCU Department of Music. All proceeds from the event support programs that provide pro bono legal representation to low income individuals & families, veterans & nonprofits in the greater Richmond area, as well as scholarships and instruments for students in the VCU Jazz Studies Program.
Save the Date!
3rd Annual Jazz 4 Justice event scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2017
An event such as this is only possible with the hard work and dedication of many. The Greater Richmond Bar Foundation & the VCU Jazz Department wish to express our sincere gratitude to the following:
- Attorney General Mark Herring who graciously served as this year’s Guest Conductor
- Our sponsors, especially Premier Sponsor McGuireWoods & Media Sponsor WCVE
- Volunteers and Staff: Stacy Lee, Julie McConnell, Lori Jarvis, Elizabeth Griffin, Cassie Zedlacher, Meghan Hyatt, Daniel Fabrizius, Andria Schuman, Dr. Daryl Harper, Amy Sheets & Curt Blankenship, Ed Weiner & Megan Wakeman
- The talented performers & stage crew. Without you there would be no Jazz 4 Justice!
Photo credit: Ali Fannon
Photo credit: Rebecca Schwartz Photo credit: Ricky Blanco
View more photos from the event on our Facebook page.
About Jazz 4 Justice:
Jazz 4 Justice© is an award winning fundraising event established in 2001 by Virginia State Bar President Edward L. Weiner, Esq. Originally presented by the Fairfax Law Foundation and George Mason University, Jazz 4 Justice© is spreading across the Commonwealth. Richmond hosted it’s first Jazz 4 Justice event in January 2015, which featured top jazz musicians and ensembles from VCU’s Jazz Studies Program.
Jazz 4 Justice is a benefit concert to support local access to justice efforts and the development of future jazz artists. Proceeds from this event will directly support programs that provide pro bono legal representation to low income individuals & families, veterans & nonprofits in the greater Richmond area, as well as scholarships and instruments for students in the VCU Jazz Studies Program Jazz Studies Program.