It is very expensive to operate two jazz bands and a concert band. New music, instruments, publicity, etc., all take its toll on our budget, which has been frozen for over fifteen years. The donations from friends and former students make it possible to keep presenting our programs with the best opportunities for the students and audience alike. The donation categories are:
All donors are listed in the concert programs.
Those wishing to make a tax-deductible donation to the Caltech Friends of Instrumental Music should send a check to:
William Bing, Director of Bands
California Institute of Technology
Mail Code 2-70
Pasadena, CA 91125
To donate online, please click Support Caltech Bands. Select "Special Gifts" and check the "Other" box. Then, go to step 2, enter the amount and the requested information. Designate in the "Comments" box whether you would like the funds to be donated to Caltech Jazz Bands or Concert Band. Please note that if you do not specify where you would like your donation to be applied to, our department will not receive it. For tracking purposes, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org after you have completed the online donation. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy De Mesa at (626) 395-3295.
Your support is greatly appreciated!