CARNEGIEHALL’S WEILL MUSIC INSTITUTE PRESENTS FAMILY CONCERTS INJANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2011Events Include Performance by Ensemble ACJW andFirst-Ever Family Sing at Carnegie Hall with the Young People’s Chorus of NewYork City
This winter, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI)presents two performances as part of its Family Concert series, which offersparents inspired ways to introduce their children to the world of music.Continuing its commitment to presenting inventive and low-cost events for musiclovers of all ages, WMI’s Family Concert presentations include performances by EnsembleACJW alumni, and the first ever Carnegie Hall Family Sing event withmembers of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (with all ticketspriced at $9 and $15). Both performances—recommended for children between theages of 5 and 12 and their families—feature a free pre-concert activity, andprovide audience members with a fun and educational experience at CarnegieHall. 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 HallThe Weill Music Institute creates broad-reaching music education and communityprograms that play a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making greatmusic accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Woven into the fabric ofthe Carnegie Hall concert season, these programs occur at Carnegie Hall as wellas in schools and throughout neighborhoods, providing musical opportunities foreveryone, from preschoolers to adults, new listeners to emerging professionals.With access to the world’s greatest artists and latest technologies, the WeillMusic Institute is uniquely positioned to inspire the next generation of musiclovers, to nurture tomorrow’s musical talent, and to shape the evolution ofmusical learning itself. The Weill Music Institute’s school and communityprograms annually serve over 115,000 children, students, teachers, parents,young music professionals, and adults in the New York metropolitan area andacross the US, as well as 65,000 people around the world through its online anddistance learning initiatives.For more information, please visit: carnegiehall.org/exploreandlearn.Program InformationSunday, January 16 at 1:00 PMZankel HallCARNEGIE HALL FAMILY CONCERT: ENSEMBLE ACJWThe Academy—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The WeillMusic Institute in partnership with the New York City Department ofEducation—is made possible by a leadership gift from The Andrew W. MellonFoundation.Major funding has also been provided by Mercedes and Sid Bass, The Diller-vonFurstenberg Family Foundation, the Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation, The IrvingHarris Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Martha and Bob Lipp, Mr. and Mrs.Lester S. Morse Jr., Judith and Burton Resnick, Susan and Elihu Rose, and ThePeter Jay Sharp Foundation, with additional support from Mr. and Mrs. NicolaBulgari, the Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Ella Fitzgerald CharitableFoundation, Susan and Ed Forst, Mrs. Nancy A. Marks, the Edward John NobleFoundation, The William Petschek Family, and Suki Sandler.The Academy School Partnerships benefitting NYC public school students are madepossible, in part, by Bank of America.The Academy is made possible, in part, by public funds from the NationalEndowment for the Arts, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of theUS Department of State, and the New York State Council on the Arts._________________________________________Sunday, February 27 at 1:00 PMZankel HallCARNEGIE HALL FAMILY SING: YOUNG PEOPLE'S CHORUS OF NEW YORK CITYFrancisco J. Núñez, Artistic Director___________________________________________Pre-concert activities will take place one hour before each performance and arefree to all ticket holders.Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by generous endowmentgifts 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.
Ticket Information 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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