How To Help

There are many ways to contribute to our successful Music Program. We count on parent volunteers at our events and fundraisers. We also welcome donations for our Silent Auction at the Jazz Gala, cash donations, and sponsorships. You might also be interested in hiring a combo!


Parents of students in the music program are encouraged to volunteer their time by chaperoning for concerts and trips; helping with fundraisers, taking on a leadership role; and/or donating to the program. Talk to one of the SMS executive for more information or drop us a note at

Hire A Jazz Combo

Jazz combos are available for your event. Gig fees support the program and our student's Travel Funds. For more information, see Hire a Jazz Combo.

Cash Donations

Your donations to the Semiahmoo Music Society help ensure that the Semiahmoo Secondary music program can continue its tradition of excellence in music education and performance. Your support is always needed and profoundly appreciated.

Donations help us build our sheet music library, obtain and repair instruments and sound equipment, assist us in funding travel and competitions. If you would like to make a donation to the Semiahmoo Secondary Music program please contact us at

Silent Auction

Annual Jazz Gala

The Annual Jazz Gala is held in the spring and is the largest fundraiser for our program. Throughout the year, we collect Silent Auction items for the Gala. If you own or are connected to a business, please consider securing a donation for our Gala. Contact: for more information and tax credit information. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the event, contact Note: Ticket information for the event will be available in early Spring.


For our Annual Jazz Gala, we rely on cash and in-kind donations in all phases of planning and execution of the Gala. Groups may also sponsor a table at the Gala. For more information about sponsorship, please contact: