Meet our board members
We are a registered charity in Kingston, Ontario founded by musician, Wally High, in memory of his friend and band member, the late Joe Chithalen, who was a talented bass player in several well-known Kingston bands. Joe’s M.I.L.L. operates in tribute to Joe’s love of music, so that anyone who wants to can enjoy playing music as much as he did.
Group 1 Prizes
The 10 participants who logged the most playing time and the top 10 fundraisers (20 participants in total)* will be entered once into a draw for Group 1 prizes.
2 private guitar lessons for two with Rob Baker of The Tragically Hip (1 prize)**
1 set of drums from Joe’s M.I.L.L.
1 electric guitar and amplifier from Joe’s M.I.L.L.
4 private lessons for one from guitarist Alexandre Voinot, in French or English (one prize)**
4 private lessons for one from pianist and composer Deborah Schuurmans (one prize)**
4 private lessons at Long & McQuade, Kingston, for 1 instrument (dependent on lesson availability) (one prize)**
Original sculpture of Gord Downey, created by Barb Simard
Group 2 Prizes
All participants, excluding Group 1 prize winners, will be entered once into a draw for Group 2 prizes.
1 of 4 ukuleles from Arden’s Music
1 acoustic guitar from Joe’s M.I.L.L.
1 portable keyboard from Joe’s M.I.L.L.
1 gift card from Novel Idea
1 of 50 CDs from Brian’s Record Option
10 one-year Joe’s M.I.L.L. memberships
2 tickets to see The Good Lovelies at The Spire on December 8, 2022
2 tickets to see Milk & Bone at The Broom Factory on February 10, 2023
Participants in Group 1 who do not win Group 1 prizes will be entered into the draw for Group 2 prizes.
* If a participant qualifies as both a top 10 fundraiser and in terms of number of hours played, their name will only be entered once in the draw.
** Music lessons are not transferable outside of families and have no monetary value.