Alcyon Chamber Ensemble Announces February Children’s Concerts

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble, Inc.
Shannon Snapp, Artistic Director
16 Myrtle Street
Winchester, MA 01890
781-721-7725

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WINCHESTER — In celebration of the Year of the Hare (Chinese New Year), Alcyon Chamber Ensemble will present its 2nd Annual Family Concert featuring guest artist Zhantao Lin playing erhu, and Shufang Du, violin and Shannon Snapp, cello, who are regular members of the ensemble. The concert will be given on February 12, 2011 at 10am at Parish of the Epiphany, 70 Church Street, Winchester, and is especially designed for children 0-8 years of age. The concert is guaranteed to be enjoyed by the whole family — in addition to music with erhu (a traditional Chinese stringed instrument), there will be a Chinese off-string yo-yo demonstration, children’s books on display, dragon artwork by the Muraco Elementary School’s 2nd graders, and an instrument petting zoo. This concert will also be presented on three other occasions:

Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10am, Harvard Business School, Boston
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3pm, Creative Arts, Reading
Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 10am, Parish Center for the Arts, Westford

EVENT:

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble’s Family Concerts, Celebrating the Year of the Hare

DATES – LOCATIONS – TICKETS:

Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10am, Class of 1959 Chapel, Harvard Business School, Boston (Free)

Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 10am at Parish of the Epiphany, Winchester

(Tickets: 781-721-7725)

Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 3pm, Creative Arts, Reading (Free)

Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 10am, Parish Center for the Arts, Westford

(Tickets: 978-692-6333)

PROGRAM:

Chinese and American music for erhu, violin and cello

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 781-721-7725 or shannonsnapp@gmail.com

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