Send Francesca to Tanglewood

Hello,  I am seeking donations to help fund my participation in the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Vocal Program this summer! (here is the link:http://www.bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood/program/yavp/) Only 50 or 70 kids from around the world are accepted into this prestegious musical program every summer, so this is an incredible honor and opportunity for me- however, it is extremely expensive.  Since it is a six week summer program that hires the best musical instructors from around the world, the price for the summer is $6,660, not including other expenses such as recital/performance attire and spending money. Unfortunately, I may not be able to attend the program without financial assistance. My mother is a single mother trying to balance the daily financial struggles as well as a daughter attending college in the fall, a son with special needs, and myself. My mother is an amazing woman that says she will do all that she can to make this trip possible to me, but I do not want that to have to include sacrificing the things that my family needs.  This rigorous musical adventure will help provide me with the foundations necessary to pursue a career as a professional opera singer, and the donations be part of making that happen. I cannot thank you enough for your consideration and generosity! Any and all donations are extremely appreciated!  Sincerely,  Francesca Lionetta, 15 years old    Here is a video of the audition that got me accepted into the program (just so you have some idea of who you are helping).  Enjoy!
  • John & Lorraine O'Brien 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Mary Ann Lennon 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Alan McRae 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Liz Dietz 
    • $150 
    • 85 mos
  • Jill Fitzpatrick 
    • $25 
    • 86 mos
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Francesca Lionetta 
Organizer
Andover, MA
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