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Crowd-pleasing Line-up at Markham Charity Music Concert

October 29, 2013

Markham, ON: Participation House, Markham announces its 2013 “Students Helping Students” Charity Music concert, held Friday, November 8, 2013 at the FLATO Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Blvd. Markham, On L3R 8G5. Doors open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. All proceeds support the charity’s Day Program Services for adults with physical and developmental disabilities.

This year’s event is sponsored by Rotary Club of Markham Sunrise Inc., TD Bank and Long & McQuade and features performances by talented music students from five local high schools. All ensembles will be led by guest conductor Dr. Paula Holcomb from New York City’s SUNY Fredonia School of Music. Special guest performers include Participation House Education Students using the Soundbeam(TM), an ultrasonic beam that responds to movement to make music, and internationally acclaimed break-dancer Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli who will demonstrate that anything is achievable with the right attitude. The evening’s Master of Ceremonies is long-time friend and supporter to Participation House, Markham - Mark Cullen, Canada’s Gardening Expert. The event ends on a high note with the sounds of York University’s Rhythm & Blues Band, Soul Collective.

Purchase tickets at the FLATO Markham Theatre Box Office: 905-305-7469 or online at $20 Adult, $18 Students/ Seniors, $15 each Groups 10+

Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are still available.

For more information about the concert or sponsorship opportunities, contact Lucy Lehman at 905-513-2756 ext.222 or by email at

Participation House, Markham provides residential and day program services designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. The “Students Helping Students” Music Concert raises funds to continue our Education Program Services, which are designed to provide developmentally disabled adults with the skills and independence needed to communicate effectively, find a job, use a computer, or live on their own.

For more information contact:
Lucy Lehman
Participation House
Phone: 905-513-2756 ext.222

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