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Cheney band enters to win $100K in instruments


Last updated 5/16/2019 at 9:06am

Cheney High School announced on Thursday, May 9, that it has ­­­entered the running for a $100,000 instrument grant from award-winning musician Barry Manilow.

Manilow and his foundation, the Manilow Music Project, are conducting a nationwide contest to award one high school band $100,000 in musical instruments and uniforms in response to budget cuts in public schools, according to a press release.

Schools were asked to upload videos explaining who they are and why they need the instruments. According to the release, while several factors will determine the winner, including online vote...

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