The Sioux Falls School District is partnering with a local concert promotion company to add funding and local musicians to the district’s new guitar class.
As part of the partnership, Pepper Entertainment will donate $1 per ticket sold to all of the Sioux Falls concerts the company is promoting through 2023.
The company also gave the county a Jon Bon Jovi-signed guitar that Lincoln High School student Jack Simpson played during the Monday night School Board meeting.
Pepper Entertainment will also be working to bring local musicians to the schools, with the release noting that Kory & the Fireflies’ Cory Van Sickle is ready to work with students.
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The guitar course currently has 145 students enrolled since it was announced earlier this spring.
“I’ve always wanted to create a philanthropic component for the Pepper brand,” President and CEO Jered Johnson said in a press release. dream of music.