Brother Martin High School Hosts 3rd Annual 'Marty Gras' To Benefit The Marty Hurley Band Endowment

NEW ORLEANS – Alumni, families and friends of Brother Martin High School are invited to Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave., on Thursday, June 1, for the third annual “Marty Gras” benefit concert in honor of legendary drummer and former Brother Martin Band Director Marty Hurley.

         This third annual concert is sponsored by Brother Martin High School and Dave’s Pharmacy – Anna and David Jouandot ’78.

         The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. with performances by Stanton Moore ‘90 and Friends, Flow Tribe, Bag of Donuts and the Brother Martin Stage Band & Drumline.

         Guests can sponsor the event or purchase tickets for $25 general admission and/or $100 VIP. VIP tickets includes balcony seating, a commemorative poster, drink coupons and food. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the Tipitina’s box office, or the Brother Martin Alumni & Development Office and website. Tickets purchased from Brother Martin’s website, can be picked up from the Alumni & Development Office and/or names will be available at check-in at the event.

         All proceeds will benefit the Marty Hurley Band Endowment at Brother Martin High School.

         The Marty Hurley Band Endowment honoring Marty Hurley is established in the St. Aloysius Century Foundation to support Brother Martin High School. Musician, composer and master teacher, Marty Hurley served for 37 years in service to the students at Brother Martin as Band Director. Under Hurley, the Brother Martin Band was a model of excellence, continually achieving superior ratings at LMEA festivals, school reps said. The purpose of the endowment is to provide financial support for Brother Martin in an area most important to him during his years at the school – the instrumental music program.

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