“This wonderful collaboration focuses on music’s power to transform lives, mirroring Springbrook’s mission to support and enhance the lives of the hundreds of children, adults and families we serve,” explains Patricia Kennedy, CEO, Springbrook.
New York, NY (PRWEB)
October 11, 2017
Springbrook, a New York nonprofit serving individuals with developmental disabilities, presents An Evening of Music at The Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails in the Morgan Rotunda, followed by the concert at 7:00 p.m. and a dinner reception at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds from the evening will benefit Springbrook’s Family Engagement Center, which opened on July 20, 2017.
This year’s concert features performances of Syrinx by Debussy and “American” String Quartet Op. 96 by Dvorak. The event is once again organized by world-renowned musicians Carmit Zori and Robert Rinehart, whose son, Danny, is currently a Springbrook resident and graduate of Springbrook’s Tom Golisano Center for Autism. The concert is Zori’s and Rinehart’s way of “giving back” to the agency while raising awareness about its life-services for individuals and families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. Zori is a longtime violinist currently serving on the faculty at Rutgers University and SUNY Purchase; Rinehart is a member of the New York Philharmonic, co-founder of the Ridge String Quartet, and a teacher at the Manhattan School of Music.
Joining Zori and Rinehart on stage will be violinist Daniel Phillips, co-founder of the Orion String Quartet of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; flutist and Grammy nominee Tara Helen O’Connor and current member of the New Millenium Ensemble; and cellist Marcy…