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Local Young Musicians Invited To Perform In New York Concert
Published on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 (3:55 p.m.)Las Vegas, NV –March 18, 2014—Four musically talented students will have a rare opportunity to perform in a New York concert on April 20th.
Jillian, Gabriela, Orei and Matthew may seem like your typical teenagers but these Nevada School of the Arts Quartet members are winners of American Association for the Development of the Gifted and Talented International Music Festival and have been invited to perform in the newly built DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York. This state of the art facility was through a visionary partnership with the City of New York, leadership support of Joe and Diana DiMenna, the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Victor Emaleh, and the dedication of Orchestra of St. Luke’s board of directors and staff.
During the visit to New York, the NSA Quartet will be also coached by an international violinist, Giora Schmidt, who is Itzhak Perlman’s Assistant and faculty member at the Julliard School of the Music. They have also been invited to attend the Juilliard orchestra rehearsal.
“We have never been to New York and we are so fortunate for this great opportunity. We are so excited to see all the local attractions including Julliard School of Music, Metropolitan Museum of the Arts and the Statue of Liberty,” comments Jillian.
“I want to visit Carnegie Deli,” Matthew responds and laughs.
Musical training is lifelong impactful development for children and adults. These students will have great experiences that they will always remember.
About Nevada School of the Arts (http://www.NSAmusic.org): Nevada School of the Arts is a 501 (c)(3) educational institution that serves Las Vegas residents for over thirty six years and provides excellence in music education. NSA is a member of National Guild for Community Arts Education, endorsed and supported by former Mayor Oscar and Carolyn Goodman and Las Vegas City Council, and is one of the resident organizations at the Historic Fifth Street School.