Ascend Performing Arts Advances to Final Round to Win $15,000

DENVER, CO – The final round of voting is under way in the Plante Moran Gives Charity Contest, and Ascend Performing Arts is an official entrant! Ascend Performing Arts produces the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps, Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble, and Blue Knights Winds. Voting for Ascend Performing Arts is FREE and can be done at

∴ View current rankings here!

Cash Prizes:

  • 1st place will receive $15,000
  • 2nd place will receive $10,000
  • 3rd place will receive $5,000
  • Ascend Performing Arts will split the cash donation equally among the 3 Blue Knights ensembles.


  • Friday, November 9th – November 16th (noon) MT
  • Winners will be announced November 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. MT
Show your support by going to now and vote for Ascend Performing Arts.
Also: Please forward the contest link and encourage your friends and followers to vote for us as well.

Thanks for your help!


Mark Arnold
Executive Director
Ascend Performing Arts