KAPLEN JCC ON THE PALISADES
TO PRESENT BENEFIT CONCERT FOR JAPAN EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
WHEN: Monday, April 4, 7:30 PM
WHERE: Taub Auditorium, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly
TICKETS: Funds raised (suggested minimum donation: $10) will be donated via the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the American Red Crossto the recovery effort from the country’s March 11th earthquake.
The Concert for Japan will feature student and faculty performers from the JCC’s Thurnauer School of Music and School of Performing Arts, as well as other special guests. Musical selections include works of Bach, Schubert and Chopin, and a traditional Japanese folk song sung by The Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer.
Students and faculty from the JCC’s School of Performing Arts will present works of various genres, including readings of a traditional Japanese children’s story, a scene from Brighton Beach Memoirs and an original poem. New York City-based Caron Eule Dance Company will also perform a scene from The Crane’s Wife, based on a traditional Japanese story. Origami cranes, created by JCC members, Tenafly community members and area school children, will be on display.
For more information, contact the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades at 201.408.1465.