Concert to Benefit Operation Unite
The concert will feature Antony Bracewell (violin and viola), Gili Melamed-Lev (piano), and Julian Müller (cello), playing music by Mozart, Piazzolla, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Saint Saens, and Beethoven.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 3pm
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Spencertown Academy Arts Center
790 Route 203
Spencertown, NY 12165
Based in Hudson, NY, the mission of Operation Unite is to produce well-rounded youth who will enter adulthood with a sense of direction, self-esteem, and social consciousness and subsequently reinvest themselves into the community from which they came.
The organization provides rare and much-needed opportunities for local youth, opening their eyes to a bigger world of possibility. Services include tutoring and mentoring; assistance with college applications; college campus visits; community service opportunities; internships with local businesses; diverse cultural experiences; visual and performing arts outings; classes in dance, drumming, and yoga; free laptop computers and more.
Anthony Bracewell is a member of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. His recent performances include serving as concertmaster of the Geneva Light Opera Company, principal violist of the Salomé Chamber Orchestra, principal second violin of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra, and frequent guest appearances with the Shattered Glass ensemble. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in viola performance at the Juilliard School as a student of Paul Neubauer.
Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev is recognized for her artistic vision, unique artistry, and innovative programing. She is an engaging, multi-faceted pianist who enjoys a career as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative artist. She is the co-founder and artistic director of Jazz and Classics for Change, a concert series in Columbia County, NY, and Berkshires, MA, that is dedicated to connecting and healing through music in our changing world.
American-German cellist Julian Müller performs as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player in the United States and Europe. He has performed as a soloist with the Louisville Orchestra and appears frequently with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Montclair Orchestra, Metropolis Ensemble, and as principal cello of the Berkshire Symphony. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at Rutgers University, studying with Jonathan Spitz.
Tickets: $30 General Admission, $10 Students