Donation aids music programs at Dot schools

Pictured (top row, l-r): Colin Baker, Andy Zhang, Anne Kwok, Katarina Stephan, Patricia Lampron, Adrian Anantawan, Gwyndolyn Johes, Caitlin Waugh; (bottom, l-r) Mark Pang, Sam Cody, Nicholas Choi.

The VIBE Program presented a $5,000 donation to the Dr. William Henderson Inclusion Elementary School in Dorchester on May 16. The purpose of the donation was for the purchase of an assortment of equipment to support the school’s inclusive music program. The VIBE Program also donated $1,000 to Codman Academy in Dorchester for their elementary school string program in September 2018.

The VIBE Program’s vision is to provide Metro Boston public and charter school the opportunity to explore, listen to and experience music. The program is spearheaded by Katarina Stephan, President of the VIBE Program, Mark Pang, Chair of Development Committee, and advised by Adrian Anantawan, Chair of Milton Academy music department. This leadership is supported by VIBE participants like Nicholas Choi, Samantha Cody, Andy Zhang, Shannon Kim, Caitlin Waugh, and more. The VIBE Program has raised $9,000 since inception by performing in Faneuil Hall, Skilled Nursing Facilities and varies public fund raising activities.

To find out more about the VIBE program, visit