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Santa Ana Unified School District Media Advisory

Shelia E. and her legendary father, Pete Escovedo Headline Benefit Concert

Hope Alive! Keeping Music Alive in the Schools

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Hope Alive! Keeping Music in the Schools by raising funds for music education in Santa Ana is coming soon! This benefit concert pairs world-class musicians with aspiring youth artists to create an evening of inspiration and hope. Santa Ana High School Jazz Ensemble and community students will have the rare opportunity to share the stage with guest artists, Grammy nominated drummer/percussionist Sheila E and her legendary father, Pete Escovedo. Through New Hope Presbyterian Church’s partnerships with the Santa Ana Unified School District and other community organizations and businesses, Hope Alive! has grown to be an exemplary model of how community driven initiatives can help bridge the gap for our young people in the midst of tough economic times.

“We truly value our continued partnership with New Hope, and we look forward to working together each year. Through this partnership, our students are provided with amazing opportunities to learn and be inspired by the power of music,” Dr. Stefanie P. Phillips, Acting Superintendent, Santa Ana Unified School District.

Who: Featuring:

  • Grammy nominated drummer/percussionist Sheila E and Pete Escovedo
  • Lesa Terry, world-class violinist with classical, Broadway and television credits, leading the Hope Alive! Youth Orchestra
  • Santa Ana High School Jazz Ensemble
  • New Hope Community Youth and Adult Choirs

When: Sunday, November 3, 2013, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Santa Ana High School’s Bill Medley Auditorium

520 W. Walnut Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Tickets: Balcony $10, General $20, Premium $40, Premium Plus $60 (includes a pre-concert meet and greet reception with the artists)

Purchase online:

Or call: 714-288-9986

Videos: 30 second Promo video:


Contact: Deidra Powell, Chief Communications Officer, Deidra.Powell@SAUSD.US

1601 E. Chestnut Ave, Santa Ana, 92701


Rev. Chineta Goodjoin, Pastor

191 N. Orange Street, CA 92866


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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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