Gift of music for Torrington school

Students at Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School in Torrington trying out their new instruments (Photo: Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School)

Torrington, Conn. (WTNH)- There are smiles on a lot of young faces at the Vogel-Wetmore Elementary school in Torrington today, thanks to 29 thousand dollars worth of new musical intsruments.

The brand new horns and violins come to the school, thanks to a donation from StubHub and the Mr. Hollad’s Opus Foundation. The gift is a great fit for the community, because the Torrington Public Schools has been named one of the ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ by the National Association of Music Merchants for more than a decade.

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation donated more than $28,000 worth of instruments to Torrington's Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School (Photo: Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School)
The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation donated more than $28,000 worth of instruments to Torrington’s Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School (Photo: Vogel-Wetmore Elementary School)

Stub Hub announced earlier this year, it is putting one million dollars towards musical education at public schools nationwide as part of its Next Stage Social Good program.

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