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One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus Joined by Renowned Musical Artists at Spring Gala Concert at the Historic Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church April 15, 2013

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One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus Joined by Renowned Musical Artists at Spring Gala Concert at the Historic Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, New York

(Brooklyn, NY) - The historic Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church (LAPC) in concert with their new children’s music program, Music Where it Matters Most, is delighted to announce a specialspring gala concert featuring the brand new One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus, Sunday, May 19 from 3-5 p.m. The kids will perform music from around the globe in a variety of genres from folk to blues to jazz and pop. The kids will be joined by guest musical artists who are celebrated in their fields.

Beloved jazz and gospel singer, Janice Russell and director of the famed Lafayette Inspirational Ensemble says, “I am very excited to be invited to join the One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus with my colleague, revered jazz vocalist, Carla Cook, in a song that embodies the spirit of friendship and fellowship.”

In addition, the One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus will be joined by composer-in-residence Lisa Gutkin, a Grammy award-winning violinist and member of the famed Klezmatics. Ms. Gutkin will perform one of her most popular compositions as well as some surprise favorites.

This spring gala concert will be a fundraising event held on Sunday, May 19 from 3-5 p.m. and delicious free gourmet snacks will be provided for all attending. Suggested donations of $15 for adults and $5 for children will be graciously accepted. However all are welcome and no one will be turned away for lack of payment. There will be an opportunity to meet and greet the special guest musicians and directors Josh Levine and Carolynn Murphy.

Based upon the values of peace, love, celebration of diversity, environmental sustainability and fellowship, the One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus is excited to bring an eclectic blend of music to the rich and diverse Brooklyn community through the kids chorus, led by MWMM’s talented teaching artists and music directors.

In addition to a great afternoon of music and fellowship at the spring gala concert, Rev.Carmen Mason-Browne, the dynamic interim pastor of the LAPC, will be on hand to greet parents and children, while offering her inspiration.

Parents and children of all ages are encouraged to attend the May 19th spring gala concert event, which marks the end of a year’s work. At that time, parents can also register their children, ages 7 to 11 for the new fall/winter 2013 term, which begins in September.

The One World Brooklyn Kids Chorus is an initiative to bring children and parents from a diverse community together through music. Please join us for this special spring gala concert as we continue to celebrate diversity and music throughout the Brooklyn community.

This spring gala concert is open to the public. All parents, children and families are welcome.

Stay tuned for more information and a special announcement of a surprise guest musical artist!

For more information, visit www.mwmmbrooklyn.com.

To contact Erica Kalick, please e-mail elksunrise@aol.com.

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