Seeds of Imagination Chamber Music Concert
New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center's Fourth Annual Chamber Music Benefit Concert, featuring The Iris String Quartet, and special poetry reading by singer/writer/artist, Patti Smith.
The Iris String Quartet, which includes New Amsterdam kindergarten parent/violinist, Yibin Li, will play classical works of Dvorak, Beethoven and Glazunov. Each of the musicians is a winner of international music competitions and prizes, and has played many of the world's great concert halls. Collectively, they are long-standing friends and their performance promises to be filled with the intimate collegiality that is chamber music at its best.
Wine reception 6:30-7:30PM
Concert is open seating (no seats will be assigned), prices vary in accordance with what you would like to pay, options are: $35, $50, $75, or $100. All proceeds go to New Amsterdam's facilities fund. Friends of the New Amsterdam School, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Any ticket price paid above $25 is tax deductible, please keep your ticket receipt for your files.
Refer to our website, www.newamsterdamchildhood.org to learn more about the school's mission and philosophy. If you are unable to attend the concert but would like to make a tax-deductible contribution, checks made out to "Friends of New Amsterdam School" may be sent to: New Amsterdam Early Childhood Center, 1 Avenue B, New York NY 10009.
After payment, no physical ticket is necessary as there will be a will call list of all ticket purchasers at the concert door, however feel free to print out and bring your ticket receipt in case clarification is needed.
(Concert is adults only, kindly plan a babysitter.)
Included in this annual benefit is a special New Amsterdam eBay Giving Works auction:
Bid now, auction ends noon on Saturday, Dec 10th!
There will be a few select auction items in person at the concert's reception, look out for the auction table.
Friends of the New Amsterdam School Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity with tax ID 26-2407285. We admit students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral Community Center, Downtown NYC
268 Mulberry Street btwn Prince and Houston, Nolita
New York, NY 10012
|Minimum Age: 15|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|