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Popular South Shore Fundraising Gala Chases Away the Winter Blues

Charitable social event goes black and white for 2012 and warms up winter for the sixth year.

extends the holiday season and with their most spectacular fundraising event of the year. The event, Chase Away the Winter Blues, is on Saturday, January 28, 6:30 p.m. – midnight at the South Shore Conservatory, One Conservatory Drive, in Hingham.

Celebrating six years as the South Shore’s premier winter party destination, “The Blues” has gone black and white in 2012. Partygoers are invited to don their finest creative black tie garb and enjoy the best blues party on the Shore Shore!  Live music abounds in the Ivory Piano Bar, Zebra Lounge and Cotton Club featuring the Conservatory’s faculty performers.

Back by popular demand, rhythm and blues dance band The Heavyweights will have guests dancing the night away! This exciting event quickly chases away the winter blues while supporting a great cause. All proceeds support financial aid, scholarships and educational programming at South Shore Conservatory, the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts.

Event tickets are $95 per person, including complimentary valet parking, open bar, delicious buffet dinner and desserts throughout the evening. Exceptional auction items welcome your bids, including vacations, jewelry, sports and cultural tickets, art, unique experiences and more. Shoot for the stars by bidding on a private dinner at a magnificent Cohasset harbor home, prepared on site by celebrity chef Paul Wahlberg. Enter to win one-of-a-kind auction items including a guest conductor appearance with the Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra, or starring on lead vocals with the band Soul Kitchen!

For more information or to order tickets, please contact Amy Schomp at 781-749-7565 ext. 19, or visit www.sscmusic.org, or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts, is celebrating more than 40 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury.  Currently serving more than 2,500 students from the South Shore from ages 9 months to 90 years, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in New England. These students are of varying skill levels and participate in more than 50 diverse programs. SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565.  SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community School for the Arts.  SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit www.sscmusic.org

-Press release contributed by the South Shore Conservatory.

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