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SEATTLE SYMPHONY, MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS, RUSSELL WILSON AND CIARA BENEFIT CONCERT RAISES NEARLY $1.4 MILLION TO SUPPORT YOUTH, EQUITY AND ACCESS TO THE ARTS

Press Release:

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Funds raised will directly support initiatives of the Why Not You Foundation, the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Equity Fund and the Seattle Symphony’s Education Programs

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SEATTLE, WA – On Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 8 p.m. Seattle forces joined together to present an inspirational one-night-only benefit concert at Benaroya Hall in support of greater equity and opportunities for youth, and access to the arts. This special evening was hosted by Russell Wilson, conducted by Seattle Symphony Associate Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta, and featured individual and collaborative performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony.

Funds raised from the benefit concert totaled nearly $1.4 million. All proceeds from the evening will directly support initiatives and programs of the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Equity Fund, Russell and Ciara’s Why Not You Foundation, and the Seattle Symphony.





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