HALL’S WEILL MUSIC INSTITUTE PRESENTS FAMILY CONCERTS IN
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2011
Events Include Performance by Ensemble ACJW and
First-Ever Family Sing at Carnegie Hall with the Young People’s Chorus of New
This winter, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI)
presents two performances as part of its Family Concert series, which offers
parents inspired ways to introduce their children to the world of music.
Continuing its commitment to presenting inventive and low-cost events for music
lovers of all ages, WMI’s Family Concert presentations include performances by Ensemble
ACJW alumni, and the first ever Carnegie Hall Family Sing event with
members of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (with all tickets
priced at $9 and $15). Both performances—recommended for children between the
ages of 5 and 12 and their families—feature a free pre-concert activity, and
provide audience members with a fun and educational experience at Carnegie
Hall. Additional details about the performances are noted below.
For a full schedule of Carnegie Hall Family Concerts, visit carnegiehall.org/familyconcerts.The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall
The Weill Music Institute creates broad-reaching music education and community
programs that play a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making great
music accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Woven into the fabric of
the Carnegie Hall concert season, these programs occur at Carnegie Hall as well
as in schools and throughout neighborhoods, providing musical opportunities for
everyone, from preschoolers to adults, new listeners to emerging professionals.
With access to the world’s greatest artists and latest technologies, the Weill
Music Institute is uniquely positioned to inspire the next generation of music
lovers, to nurture tomorrow’s musical talent, and to shape the evolution of
musical learning itself. The Weill Music Institute’s school and community
programs annually serve over 115,000 children, students, teachers, parents,
young music professionals, and adults in the New York metropolitan area and
across the US, as well as 65,000 people around the world through its online and
distance learning initiatives.
For more information, please visit: carnegiehall.org/exploreandlearn.Program Information
Sunday, January 16 at 1:00 PMZankel Hall
CARNEGIE HALL FAMILY CONCERT: ENSEMBLE ACJW
The Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill
Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of
Education—is made possible by a leadership gift from The Andrew W. Mellon
Major funding has also been provided by Mercedes and Sid Bass, The Diller-von
Furstenberg Family Foundation, the Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation, The Irving
Harris Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Martha and Bob Lipp, Mr. and Mrs.
Lester S. Morse Jr., Judith and Burton Resnick, Susan and Elihu Rose, and The
Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, with additional support from Mr. and Mrs. Nicola
Bulgari, the Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Ella Fitzgerald Charitable
Foundation, Susan and Ed Forst, Mrs. Nancy A. Marks, the Edward John Noble
Foundation, The William Petschek Family, and Suki Sandler.
The Academy School Partnerships benefitting NYC public school students are made
possible, in part, by Bank of America.
The Academy is made possible, in part, by public funds from the National
Endowment for the Arts, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the
US Department of State, and the New York State Council on the Arts.
_________________________________________Sunday, February 27 at 1:00 PMZankel Hall
CARNEGIE HALL FAMILY SING: YOUNG PEOPLE'S CHORUS OF NEW YORK CITY
Francisco J. Núñez, Artistic Director
Pre-concert activities will take place one hour before each performance and are
free to all ticket holders.
Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by generous endowment
gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
Tickets, $9 and $15, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West
57th Street, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling
CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org.
For more information discount ticket programs, including those for students,
Notables members, and Bank of America customers, visit carnegiehall.org/discounts.
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