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Feel the Music! Founder Valerie Ghent to Speak at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music

Singer-songwriter and Feel the Music! founder/director, Valerie Ghent, has been invited to speak at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on Sunday, September 11th. The Conservatory is holding a special 9/11 Commemoration Event in honor of the 10th anniversary of September 11th, with an entire day of events, including two concerts, one at noon and the other at 3pm. Ms. Ghent will speak at 12pm, preceding a performance by The Brooklyn Art Song Society. Admission is FREE. Brooklyn Conservatory of Music…

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9/11 Feel the Music 10th Anniversary Concerts – Reflecting and Healing at Tribute WTC Center

Feel the Music! has partnered with Tribute WTC Visitor Center to provide concerts of solo instrumental music of contemplation and reflection on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Concerts feature outstanding musicians Itai Kriss, Hernan Romero, Sean Harkness and Alan Grubner, and will take place on September 9th and 10th, 2011, at Tribute (120 Liberty Street, NYC), from 2pm-4pm each day. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011: 2pm – Itai Kriss ITAI KRISS is a dynamic flutist whose musical style encompasses Jazz, Latin…

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“Tree in Bloom” Mural Created by 9/11 Families Unveiled at Tribute WTC Visitors Center

A mural painted by 9/11 families in the Feel the Music! mural project will be unveiled at Tribute WTC Visitor Center on August 18th, 2011. The painting, titled “Tree in Bloom”, is one of ten murals created by 9/11 families in Feel the Music!, between October 2010 & July 2011. The murals are intended to be reflective of the journey of the thousands of individuals impacted by 9/11. To give an idea of its size, “Tree in Bloom” measures 56”…

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“9/11 Reflections” Public Art Project Displayed in Lower Manhattan

9/11 Reflections – Public Art Project for People Who Live and Work in Lower Manhattan Displayed at the Battery’s Gardens of Remembrance on August 4th, 2011 On August 4, 2011, from 10:00am to 6:00pm, reflections about 9/11 written by over 200 New Yorkers will be displayed in a temporary public art installation in the historic Battery’s Gardens of Remembrance. The piece, “September 11th Tenth Anniversary Reflections“, is the culmination of a public art project created by the Tribute WTC Visitor…

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9/11 Tenth Anniversary Reflections Public Art Project Launched

Public Art Project for People Who Live and Work in Lower Manhattan Launched by Tribute WTC Visitor Center & Feel the Music! As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Lower Manhattan is feeling the increasing impact of the anniversary commemorations. Tribute WTC Visitor Center, arts nonprofit Feel the Music!, and The Battery Conservancy have joined together on a public art project to provide residents and those who work in the area with a unique opportunity to reflect on their experiences,…

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Feel the Music! Mural to open at Tribute WTC Visitor Center

BIG NEWS! We are delighted to share that one of our Feel the Music! murals will have its first opening at Tribute WTC Visitor Center this summer. Tribute WTC Visitor Center will display one of the Feel the Music! murals during the upcoming 10th anniversary. To have the work of 9/11 families in our Feel the Music! program recognized by Tribute, which welcomes 500,000 visitors to the WTC site each year, is indeed an honor – especially this fall, during…

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Thank you to Music Over Manhattan, Wool&Grant & Bashiri Johnson

We send tremendous thank yous to Music Over Manhattan for hosting and organizing such a wonderful benefit concert with Sloan Wainwright on May 22nd, 2011. All proceeds raised will go to support the Feel the Music! Songwriting for Seniors program – we plan to use some of the funding to record songs written by seniors in recent months! And thanks to Wool&Grant – Ina May Wool and Bev Grant – for their musical performance and lending their voices and guitars…

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