The Sponsors of Musical Enrichment has seen the benefits that music has made in peoples lives. With the continuing struggle that most performing art groups face, they knew that ways were needed for encouraging and supporting local programs.

S.O.M.E. is entirely self-supported, and each year, raises funds through community events, then donates the proceeds to numerous art and music programs that are traditionally dependent upon out side resources.

In 2015, S.O.M.E. has provided funds to the following performing arts groups:

     —  Jim Ott Brass Ensemble: $1,500
     —  Linden High School: $1,000
     —  New Dance Studio: $500
     —  Rosemont High School Band: $500
     —  Sunflower: $500

Since it’s inception in 1978, S.O.M.E. has provided funds to over one hundred performing arts groups, including:

  • University of the Pacific
  • American String Teachers Association
  • Central Valley Youth Symphony
  • Drum Corps West
  • Friends of Chamber Music
  • Goodwill Industry
  • Jim Ott Brass Ensemble
  • KUOP Jazz
  • KVIE 6
  • Linden High School
  • New Dance Studio
  • Rosemont High School Band
  • San Joaquin Concert Ballet
  • San Joaquin Delta Handbell Choir
  • St. Andrews Noble Order of Royal Scots
  • Stockton Arts Comission
  • Stockton Children’s Home
  • Stockton Chorale
  • Stockton Civic Theatre
  • Stockton Symphony Association
  • Stockton Symphony League
  • Sunflower
  • Sweet Adelines
  • San Joaquin County High School Music Departments