JCC THURNAUER SCHOOL OF MUSIC TO HOST 12TH ANNUAL FREE SANDRA O. GOLD FOUNDER'S DAY CONCERT, JUNE 16
(Published: May 25, 2011)
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Tenafly, N.J., May 17, 2011-The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, named a Major Arts Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, is pleased to announce its 12th annual Sandra O. Gold Founder's Day Concert. The performance will take place Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. in Taub Auditorium, part of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades (411 East Clinton Avenue).
Performers will include the music school's violin groups (Carey White, director); guitar groups (Seth Himmelhoch, director); a piano duet and trio (Lolita Mayadas, department head); a jazz combo (Vinnie Sperrazza, director); and the Young People's Chorus at Thurnauer (Emma Brondolo, director). Repertoire will be announced at a later date. Performers are subject to change.
Participants will include students in the Music Discovery Partnership, a collaboration between the Thurnauer School of Music and the Englewood Public School District now in its 13th year.
The concert is supported, in part, by the Sandra O. Gold Music School Founder's Fund, established by Russ and Angelica Berrie.
"We want to share the magical experience of beautiful music with our community," said music school founding director Dorothy Kaplan Roffman. "It is especially inspiring to children to see other children perform and witness the joy and sense of accomplishment they have in creating music. We are so grateful to the Berrie family and to Sandra Gold for initiating this free annual concert and for having the idea of a top community music school at the JCC, which is open to everyone, regardless of age or experience."
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Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. For more information, please call 201.408.1465; e-mail email@example.com; or visit www.jccotp.org/thurnauer. Reservations are recommended.
About the JCC Thurnauer School of Music
The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, New Jersey's leading community music school, has been designated a Major Arts Institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Open to everyone with a desire to learn music, it offers a comprehensive program of private lessons for students of all ages on every instrument and voice, plus musicianship classes and orchestral, choral, jazz, and chamber ensembles. Concert and master class artists have included Pinchas Zukerman, Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Paquito D'Rivera and Mark O'Connor.
Recipient of a special award for "excellence and high standards" from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Thurnauer School of Music is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. It is an integral part of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, a non-profit organization serving more than 20,000 people annually from Bergen County and beyond. For more information contact the Thurnauer School of Music at 201.408.1465 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the School's Web site at www.jccotp.org.
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