United Nations Benefit Concert for Teach the World Foundation

Saturday, December 1st
3 PM
DiMenna Performing Arts Center, Cary Hall
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY

 

The UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council will perform an interactive benefit concert to support Teach the World Foundation , which aims to alleviate illiteracy with revolutionary digital technology. Their Founder, Shafiq Khan was recently featured in Forbes Magazine . The concert will help to support their work with Rohingya refugee and other underprivileged children in developing countries who have little to no access to education.  Click here to watch their introduction video to learn more.

The chamber music arrangement of The Conductor's Spellbook, composed by Paul Dooley will be conducted by Jacomo Bairos and also feature a performance by Pianist Brenda Vongova.  All ages are welcome and a reception will follow the performance.

Kate Pochapsky from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Office in New York will deliver the opening message.

All proceeds from the concert will benefit the Teach the World Foundation.
Children (15 and under) are free and encouraged to attend.
General admission: $25
Preferred and VIP seating is available

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