The Price Hill String Quartet.

The Price Hill String Quartet.

CCM’s new Community Partner the Price Hill String Quartet will present a FREE all-Mendelssohn program beginning at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, May 2, at the LISH Art Gallery in Price Hill. This concert is open to the general public and will conclude with the first and last movements of the Mendelssohn Octet performed by the Quartet and four members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra!

The Price Hill Quartet is the string quartet of Music for Youth in Cincinnati (MYCincinnati). The Quartet is comprised of two MYCincinnati directors and two current CCM students, and is funded in part by CCM and CCM’s ArtsWave Community Partnership grant.

Learn more about CCM’s New Community Engagement Initiatives here.

413823_363229780448746_2088012992_oAbout Music for Youth in Cincinnati
Music for Youth in Cincinnati (MYCincinnati) is a free youth orchestra program in Price Hill. Founded on the idea that personal transformation can be achieved by striving towards musical excellence, MYCincinnati offers children in Price Hill the opportunity to learn violin, viola or cello and play in an orchestra.

MYCincinnati is inspired by “El Sistema,” Venezuela’s revolutionary youth orchestra program that uses music as a vehicle for social change. Students enrolled in MYCincinnati meet for 10 hours a week in Price Hill. The program consist of group and private lessons, sectionals, orchestra, musicianship and frequent performance. Learn more about MyCincinnati by visiting http://www.mycincinnatiorchestra.org.

Performance Time
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2

Location
LISH Art Gallery
3116 Warsaw Avenue
Price Hill, OH 45205

Admission
Admission is free and open to the general public. Concert attendees are also invited to join the Price Hill String Quartet for a pre-concert potluck dinner with students and families from MYCincinnati beginning at 6 p.m. at 3117 Warsaw Avenue.

Community Partner: ArtsWave

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