Drum Lessons For Indigent Students

$2,514 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 25 months

My name is Larry Bennett and I own the Boulder Drum Studio in Boulder, Colorado where I offer private drum lessons.  I have been a music teacher for over 30 years. 

Jared Lizakowski was a student of mine for almost 4 years.  He was a brilliant young man with a promising career in music when on October 26, 2016 at the age of 19, he died from a tragic motorcycle accident.  He had a heart of gold with a never-ending smile, and was a supportive friend who was always very generous of his time.

To honor his memory, and through the help of donations, Jared's family and I created a studio funded program for low-income or indigent families called "Drumming for Jared" where students can take weekly drum lessons at no cost.

The Boulder Drum Studio will also make every attempt to provide the family with a drum set, so that the student can practice at home.  In addition, each student in this program receives all the benefits of a paid student, such as participation in our bi-annual live streaming recitals, etc.

Funding for this program is only made possible with your support.  To help low-income or indigent students fulfill their dream of becoming a musician, please make a donation.

Our lesson program tuition is $185 based on a 6 week program per student.  No donation is ever too small, and helps to directly support this program.

Thank you for your support...it is much appreciated.

Click here for Jared's obituary or here for his memorial slideshow.


Larry Bennett
Boulder Drum Studio
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The Boulder Drum Studio is holding a fundraiser to help raise money for the Drumming for Jared program, where we provide free drum lessons and drum sets to low-income and indigent families.

Autographed music memorabilia and gifts will be on sale. Also, drum and guitar accessories of all kinds as well as local business gift cards, jewelry, etc. will be available at a fraction of the retail price.

Discounted gift cards for: Restaurants, Coffee, Pizza, Pubs, Candy, Ski Lift Tickets, Drum and Piano Lessons, Golf, Hair Salons, Facials, SAT/ACT Test Prep Classes, etc.

The Boulder Drum Studio is located on the Pearl Street Mall across from the court house and between the t-shirt store and the Falafel King.

Fundraiser's are every Saturday from 2-4p.

Boulder Drum Studio
1320 Pearl Street #107 (Lower Level)
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: (303) 402-1500

More info at: www.boulderdrumstudio.com/drumming_for_jared_fundraiser.htm
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$2,514 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 25 months
Created November 27, 2016
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Sandy Younghans
14 months ago

It's good to have a way to bring joy into these times. Thanks so much for doing this.

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