Neighborhood Strings 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert

Neighborhood Strings benefit concert

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Neighborhood Strings 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert

Join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our widely-acclaimed Neighborhood Strings program! Offering free music lessons in violin, viola, and cello to youth from Worcester’s marginalized neighborhoods, Neighborhood Strings provides affordable, high-quality arts education, fosters family involvement. Young people learn to make music together with musicians and friends from WCMS. In the process, they discover a creative outlet that hones life skills like discipline, cooperation, imagination, and leadership.

The Event

Thursday, June 9, 2022
5:30-8:30 PM
Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester

COVID-19 Protocol: 
Proof of vaccination or a negative covid test and masking is required (unless eating or drinking).

Cash bar and Hors d’oeuvres
Music and Community Awards Presentation by Mayor Joseph Petty
Neighborhood Strings WORLD PREMIERE* of Milad YouSufi’s Solitude
Fund-a-Need and dessert
Performances by Worcester Chamber Music Society and Simone Dinnerstein

*Commissioned by WCMS

Benefit Concert

Program
Milad Yousufi  My Journey to America
Tracy Kraus, flute; Krista Buckland Reisner, violin; Peter Sulski, viola; Ariana Falk, cello;
Randall Hodgkinson, piano; and Milad Yousufi, composer & narrator

Philip Glass  Mad Rush
Simone Dinnerstein, piano

Guest Artists:
Internationally acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein and Afghani composer Milad Yousufi 

Tickets

Table seating – $150
Table of 8 – $1100
Balcony – $75

Thank you to our generous sponsors!