Community News 08.01.12

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Community News 08.01.12

Summer camp with the WHIN Music Project

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program, the Washington Heights and Inwood Music Project will offer an intensive choral and orchestral program for children and youth.

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program, the Washington Heights and Inwood Music Project will offer an intensive choral and orchestral program for children and youth.

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program and led by Abreu Fellow’ 11 David Gracia (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwlj6YtaGk4), the Washington Heights and Inwood (WHIN) Music Project will offer a 2-week intensive choral and orchestral program for children and youth in the community that will end with a final public performance.

The summer camp will from August 30th through September 1st from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church (OSA).

All students admitted to the program will be in full scholarship and there is a $50 service/participation fee.

No student will be turned away for economic reasons.

There will be opportunities for parents to volunteer, for youngsters to be music mentors to younger students and for local musicians to engage in the program.

This summer program, supported by by Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, and the Citizens Committee of New York City, is the first step in establishing an El Sistema program in Northern Manhattan.

The program will begin on August 20th and run until September 1st, from Monday through Friday.

For more information, please visit www.whinmusicproject.blogspot.com or email davidgracia1906@yahoo.com.

“Give me the money” workshop

A financial workshop on small business loans and lines of credit will be hosted by The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

A financial workshop on small business loans and lines of credit will be hosted by The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce will host a “Give me the money” financial workshop this Thurs., Aug. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 5030 Broadway in Suite 718.

All are encouraged to attend to find out if they are eligible for a small business loan or a line of credit; participants may be eligible to apply for a loan on the spot.

Those interested should register with Lawrence Miles at 212.491.9640 (ext. 105) or at nywomenschamber@aol.com.

 

“Empowering Youth through the Performing Arts” presents showcase

This coming Fri., Aug. 3rd at 7:00 p.m., Statement Arts will be presenting its final performance showcase at The Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, located at 3940 Broadway and 165th Street.

For two weeks in July and August, in partnership with the Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, Statement Arts will run two free summer art programs. The first program will provide children in grades 3-6 and 7-10 introductory classes in acting, singing and dance. And in the second program, The College Prep Intensive, three professional teaching artists will lead rigorous classes in auditioning and performance techniques. These students will take part in master classes, private voice lessons, and interpretive coaching, culminating in a showcase performance. There will also be an essay-writing workshop that will focus on students’ college essays and applications. Both programs are community based and free of charge for children.

Refreshments will be served at the showcase.

To RSVP for the performance showcase, please send a message to zahaira@statementarts.org, and for more Information, please visit www.statementarts.org.