Lightpower Collection Presents Donation to The NAMM Foundation to Advance Music Making
At the annual gathering of the global music products, pro audio and entertainment technology industry, The 2020 NAMM Show, the Lightpower Collection gifted The NAMM Foundation a donation of $10,000. The donation check was presented at the annual Grand Rally for Music Education to the Foundation on Saturday, January 18 and will help the Foundation advance music-making opportunities for people around-the-world.
“We are so grateful for this remarkable and generous donation from the Lightpower Collection that will amplify the vision and mission of the NAMM Foundation to advance music learning and making opportunities for people of all ages,” said Mary Luehrsen, NAMM Foundation Executive Director. “Together, all NAMM Show participants and NAMM members are helping to advance a more musical and creative world, and we are so honored by the Lightpower Collection for this leadership gift.”
“Lightpower is more than thankful to be in the lucky position to be able to support The NAMM Foundation and its fabulous work,” shared Ralph-Jörg Wezorke , Founder of the Lightpower Collection. “We ourselves want to thank the photographers we work with for passionately supporting the Lightpower Collection and especially Neal Preston, who from the beginning has always been at our side.“
The check was presented by famed rock ‘n’ roll photographer, Neal Preston, Lightpower executives Giulia Calani and Andreas Witt to Luehrsen and Joe Lamond, NAMM President and CEO.
At The NAMM Show, the Lightpower Collection presented coveted images from Neal Preston’s extensive body of work, featuring more than 80 of his iconic pictures spanning legendary album covers, views behind the scenes, moments that made history – the essence of rock ’n’ roll and concert touring. The works are available as fine art prints through the Lightpower Collection with all proceeds going to charities.
Lightpower was founded in 1978 in Germany as a lighting rental company. Since then, Lightpower has grown to be an internationally established distributor for stage and studio lighting equipment. The Lightpower Collection was born out of a company culture that has grown over several years with a passion for collecting rock ’n’ roll art. The collection features photography and album cover artwork from many of the world’s greatest photographers and designers.
Lightpower was founded in 1978 in Germany as a lighting rental company. Since then Lightpower has grown to be an internationally established distributor for stage and studio lighting equipment. The Lightpower Collection of Rock'n'Roll photography and cover art was born out of a company culture that has grown over several years with a passion for collecting Rock’n’Roll art. The Lightpower Collection curates and produces exhibition concepts and provides artworks for events.
About The NAMM Foundation
The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its 10,400 members around the world. The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music-making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about The NAMM Foundation, please visit http://www.nammfoundation.org
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.