Recycled Tunes donation drive for musical instruments kicks off Nov. 14

Photo of children playing musical instruments

St. Petersburg College is partnering with the Gasparilla Music Foundation (GMF) to support music and education through the Recycled Tunes donation drive.

The music instrument drive for the community outreach program will kick off at noon on Monday, Nov. 14, at SPC’s St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, in Room SC-134, 6605 5th Ave N.

The event will include:

  • Lealman Innovation Academy will receive an exclusive drum clinic by Patrick Hernly, SPC Music Industry/Recording Arts (MIRA) Chairman
  • MIRA Ensemble will be performing in SS lobby

Recycled Tunes donation drive all week long

Community members can donate gently used musical instruments at several SPC campus locations from Nov. 14 – 18. The instruments will be refurbished by Recycled Tunes and then donated to Pinellas County Schools’ music programs.

The first 40 donors at each campus location will receive a special music lover’s gift bag. All donors will receive:

The donation drop-off times include:

  • 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 and Wednesday, Nov. 16
  • 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 and Thursday, Nov. 17
  • 9 a.m. – noon on Friday, Nov. 18

The SPC drop-off locations include:

  • SPC Clearwater Campus (ST 122), 2465 Drew St.
  • SPC Seminole Campus (UP 192), 9200 113th N
  • SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus (SS Building), 6605 5th N.
  • SPC Downtown Campus (DC 225), 244 2nd N., St. Petersburg
  • SPC Allstate Center (Main Entrance –Front Desk), 3200 34th S., St. Petersburg
  • SPC Tarpon Springs Campus (Mon., Wed., Fri. AG Building; and Tue. and Thur., FA Building, Library), 600 Klosterman Rd.

For more information, contact Rosaria Pipitone at 727-314-4722 and visit the Recycled Tunes donation drive website for more information.

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