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2017 Spring Concert at MCNY

UpBeat NYC students will present their final concert of the spring session this Friday, June 16th! Come enjoy performances by our Children's Orchestra, Youth Orchestra and Jazz and Latin Big Band including the music of Anton Arensky, Count Basie, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Antonin Dvorak, Duke Ellington, Chano Pozo, Tito Puente, Gioachino Rossini, Franz Schubert and Sergio Siaba.

WHERE: Metropolitan College of NY (149th Street and Brook Ave)
WHEN: Friday, June 16th, 5:30pm

Where: Metropolitan College of New York 463 E. 149th, Bronx, NY

2017 Spring Neighborhood Concert

Come in from the heat and join us in celebrating our Choirs, Drum Line, Beginner Ensembles and Children's Orchestra as they present the music they've worked so hard on this semester!

WHERE: The St. Jerome School, 222 Alexander Ave
WHEN: Tuesday, June 13th, 5:30pm

Where: St. Jerome School 222 Alexander Avenue, Bronx, NY

The Dream Unfinished: Raise Your Hand

Sunday, June 11 at 5 PM - 7 PM

Great Hall at Cooper Union
7 E 7th St, New York, New York 10003

Online: Students $10 | General $25
At the door: Students $20 | General $35

bit.ly/raiseyourhand2017

https://www.facebook.com/events/1225706477556361

RAISE YOUR HAND draws attention to the school-to-prison-pipeline: the increasingly widespread trend of pushing children of color out of schools and into the penal and criminal justice systems.

With students from
Corona Youth Music Project (Nucleo Corona)
UpBeat NYC
WHIN Music Project
YOSL from the Orchestra of St. Luke's
Manhattan Girls Chorus

Partners
Black Women's Blueprint
Center for Constitutional Rights
Museum of Impact

Featuring appearances by
Antonio Hendrickson from Lead By Example & Reverse The Trend
Ruffin Prentiss
Keynote: The Bobcats from the reForm Project

Roderick Cox, conductor
Ashley Jackson, harpist
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, concertmaster
Terrance McKnight, artistic director

Performing works by Le Chevalier de St-Georges, Teresa Carreño, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, William Grant Still, George Walker, and a world premiere by Evan Williams.

Visit the link below to learn more and purchase your tickets today.

bit.ly/raiseyourhand2017

Where: Great Hall at Cooper Union 7 E 7th St, New York, New York 10003

Side-by-Side Concert with Corona Youth Music Project

Please join the Corona Youth Orchestra on a side-by-side concert with the UpBeatNYC Youth Orchestra, from the Bronx!

Our two orchestras have shared repertoire and many hours of work, which have resulted in a close friendship between the two organizations and its young members. This will be the first time they both present a side-by-side concert in Queens, and their second concert together ever (come to our first concert on May 20th in the Bronx! more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/258486217952881

The program includes original music by Samuel Coleride-Taylor, Copand, and Beethoven and joint performances of music by Rossini, Bizet and Arturo Márquez' Conga del Fuego Nuevo, and many more.

More surprises to come!

Where: Queens Museum