The SFYSA's Third Annual Music for Everyone: Silverscreen 25th Anniversary Celebration is just around the corner! The 90-minute concert at the Lensic will feature performances by the Jazz, Mariachi, Orchestra ensembles, the Con Vivo program, an SFYSA staff ensemble, and special guests Nacha Mendez and Jono Manson. The concert is followed by a wine and dessert reception at Manitou Gallery on Palace Ave. Guests will enjoy music by Jazz Trio featuring Chris Ishee, Mike Burt, and Milton Villarubia. Guests will also have a chance to enter the raffle for the limited edition Coco guitar donated by Cordoba Guitars and finalize bids for the painted violin silent auction.
The nine painted violins from local, regional, and nationally-renowned artists are currently on display and open for early bidding at the Manitou Palace Ave Gallery (123 W. Palace Ave) and Nuart Gallery (670 Canyon Road).
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BC Nowlin, Carole Nowlin, Alvin Gill-Tapia, Fran Larsen, Leela Marcum, Mark Frossard, Jono Tew, Mariah Scee, and Scott Ritter donated their time and talents to create original works of art using retired, unplayable violins as their canvas.
You can bid early on these beautiful pieces at each gallery. All pieces will be sold in silent auction at the Music for Everyone Concert Reception on March 14 at Manitou Palace Ave Gallery. Ensure your win by purchasing a concert & reception ticket here.
All funds raised will support Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association students and programs, including providing instruments, sliding scale tuition and financial assistance, increasing community access across socioeconomic and cultural divides, and promoting musical expression and creative joy in our youth.
THANK YOU, ARTISTS!
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