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Make sure you check out R&B sensation Glenn Lewis on DEC. 17 at The Hard Rock Cafe for The CASIO Gift of Music event!

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October 2, 2013 · 7:13 PM

PRESS RELEASE :: CASIO® REJOINS TORONTO’S 2013 “GIFT OF MUSIC” EVENT AS TITLE SPONSOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 2, 2013 – TORONTO, ON

CASIO® REJOINS TORONTO’S 2013 “GIFT OF MUSIC” EVENT AS TITLE SPONSOR

Returning for the second consecutive year, international electronics manufacturing company CASIO® will be sponsoring the Gift of Music talent showcase in support of MusiCounts Canada.

The Casio Gift of Music will take place on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 at the Hard Rock Café (279 Yonge Street at Dundas).

“As a proud sponsor of the “Casio Gift of Music”, we are extremely pleased to continue our partnership with MusiCounts to celebrate the joy of music and to support the rich diversity of Canadian musicianship. Music plays an important role in life, and as a manufacturer of high-quality pianos and keyboards, we believe strongly in the importance of fostering young musical minds and helping them to achieve their goals.” says Michael Powers, Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Casio Canada Ltd.

The CASIO® Gift of Music will feature performances using the critically acclaimed Privia Pro PX-5S Digital Piano and the award-winning XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer.

Urban music legend Kevin “Kid Kut” Keith, Natalie “IV Play” Powell and Toronto’s Ms. Darling Nicky invite you to share their love of music and celebrate The 4th Annual CASIO® Gift of Music, an event featuring live performances by an A-list roster of artists and musicians that have made an impact on the Canadian music industry.

Canadian R&B singer Glenn Lewis will headline this year’s charity event.  Previous performers have included Jully Black, Michie Mee, Kardinal Offishall, Saukrates and August Rigo.

Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts promptly at 9 p.m.  Tickets will be available at participating outlets and online at ticketgateway.com on October 21.

ABOUT CASIO®:

Casio is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions, striving to realize our corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products.

CASIO® Canada Ltd. is located at 141 McPherson Street, Markham, Ontario, L3R 3L3, Canada, and markets calculators, musical instruments, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products.

http://www.casioca.com

ABOUT MUSICOUNTS®

MusiCounts associated with CARAS, is a charity based organization that focuses on supporting music programs in schools across Canada, ensuring that children of all walks of life have access to music education through instrument grants, scholarships and other music initiatives. This year, schools across Canada will benefit from $600,000 worth of Band Aid musical instrument grants. The grants (worth $5,000 or $10,000) impact thousands of young Canadians and support diverse music programs that include concert and jazz bands to drum and guitar ensembles from Pre K to Grade 12 in urban, rural, remote and First Nations communities from coast to coast.  For more information on MusiCounts, please see their official website at http://www.musicounts.ca.

For General Info: info@giftofmusicTO.com
For Media Inquiries: nicky@publicitysupport.ca

Darling Nicky, Publicity and Media Relations,
The CASIO® Gift of Music

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January 31, 2013 · 7:27 PM

PRESS RELEASE: CASIO CANADA LTD. announced as Title Sponsor of Gift of Music 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DECEMBER 10, 2012 – TORONTO, ON

CASIO® JOINS TORONTO’S 2012 “GIFT OF MUSIC” EVENT AS TITLE SPONSOR 

Multinational electronics manufacturing company CASIO® has teamed up with the Gift of Music Team consisting of Toronto Entertainment staples Kid Kut, IV PLAY and Darling Nicky as title sponsor in  the 3rd installment of the newly named CASIO® Gift Of Music; an evening of music to benefit MusiCounts Canada –  On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at the Hard Rock Café (279 Yonge Street at Dundas) Kid Kut and fellow music lovers Natalie “IV Play” Powell and Ms. Darling Nicky invite you to celebrate The CASIO® Gift of Music, an event featuring live performances by an A-list roster of artists that have made an impact on the Canadian music industry, and share their love of music.  This highly anticipated event, hosted this year by Canadian R&B icon Jully Black, shall feature live performances by Dru, August, Kim Davis, JD Era, Trinity Chris, Najjah Calibur, Sanj’na, NVS, Chach, Ashton Martin, Savannah Re and Tamara Madison, contemporary steel band Phoenix Revolution with appearances from several surprise guests.  An after party will follow with music by three of Toronto’s top rated DJs: G 98.7’s Anything Goes Mixshow  DJ – Jester, CHRY 105.5’s Toronto Morning Live Host – DJ Manifest and multi-award winning DJ P-Plus.

Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts promptly at 9 p.m.  Tickets are available at participating outlets an online at ticketgateway.com.

ABOUT CASIO®:

Casio, a worldwide leader in the manufacture of consumer electronics, believes in the importance of fostering young musical minds and helping them to achieve their goals.

“As a proud sponsor of the “Casio Gift of Music”, we’re extremely pleased to partner with MusiCounts to celebrate the joy of music and the rich diversity of Canadian musicianship.  Music plays such an important role in life and as a manufacturer of high-quality keyboards and pianos, it is paramount we do all we can to help these young people try and achieve their goals,” – Michael Powers, Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Casio Canada Ltd.

CASIO® Canada Ltd. is located at 141 McPherson Street, Markham, Ontario, L3R 3L3, Canada.  The CASIO® Gift Of Music will feature performances using the Privia Performance Synthesizer PX – 350 and XW Series – XW-P1.  www.casiomusicgear.com

ABOUT MUSICOUNTS®

MusiCounts associated with CARAS, is a charity based organization that focuses on supporting music programs in schools across Canada, ensuring that children of all walks of life have access to music education through instrument grants, scholarships and other music initiatives. This year, schools across Canada will benefit from $600,000 worth of Band Aid musical instrument grants. The grants (worth $5,000 or $10,000) impact thousands of young Canadians and support diverse music programs that include concert and jazz bands to drum and guitar ensembles from Pre K to Grade 12 in urban, rural, remote and First Nations communities from coast to coast.  For more information on MusiCounts, please see their official website at http://www.musicounts.ca.

Additional sponsors:

M5V Realty Inc. | www.m5vinc.com
CHRY 105.5 FM | www.chry.fm
Hard Rock Cafe Toronto | www.hardrock.com/toronto
House of Marley | www.thehouseofmarley.ca
NOKIA Canada | www.nokia.ca
H&M Canada | www.hm.com/ca/
Got 2 Travel | www.got2travel.ca
Publicity Support | www.publicitysupport.ca
DJ Depot | www.djdepot.ca
Junior Jones Group | www.juniorjonesgroup.com
With a Twist Catering | www.withatwistcatering.com
Hewlett-Packard | www.hp.com/canada
Bead4Health | www.bead4healthboutique.com
Sennheiser | www.sennheiser.ca
Kid Kut – The Voice of the Vibe | www.kidkut.com
IV Play | www.ivplay.ca
Darling Nicky | www.darlingnicky.ca
Jester | www.thisisjester.com
DJ Manifest | www.idjmanifest.com
DJ P-Plus | www.djpplus.com

Media Partners:
Marina Boy Entertainment | www.marinaboyent.com
International Women’s Achievers Awards by Princess Promo |www.iwaawards.com
My Lime | www.mylime.ca
Ticketgateway | www.ticketgateway.com
I am What’s Hot | www.iamwhatshot.com
TOFLO | www.toflo.com
Urbanology Magazine | www.urbanologymag.com
Miss Go 2 Girl | www.missgo2girl.com
EvenTOBe | www.eventobe.wordpress.com

For General Info: info@giftofmusicTO.com
For Media Inquiries: nicky@publicitysupport.ca

 
Darling Nicky, Publicity and Media Relations,
The CASIO® Gift of Music 2012 

Privia Performance Synthesizer PX – 350 and XW Series – XW-P1. www.casiomusicgear.com

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