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Community Outreach

Friday, Feb 16 at 11am
Nabaa Refugee Camp

Salaam 2018

In collaboration with Basmeh & Zeitooneh, a community Outreach Concert will take place in Nabaa Refugee Camp by Apple Hill String Quartet and LAU students.

Apple Hill String Quartet
Called “dashing and extraordinary” by the Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts presenting interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned pieces. As resident musicians at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music in rural Nelson, NH, the quartet serves as the artistic curators and core faculty for Apple Hill’s Summer Chamber Music Workshop attended by 300 participants of diverse ages, levels, and backgrounds. During the regular concert season, in conjunction with Apple Hill’s Playing for Peace program, the quartet performs concerts and conducts residencies locally in New Hampshire, nationally in major U.S. cities, and internationally around the globe. The quartet has collaborated with members of the Brentano String Quartet, Dorian Wind Quintet, Silk Road Ensemble, Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo, New York Philharmonic, Community MusicWorks in Providence, RI, and Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna.

About IWCS (Imagine Workshop and Concert Series)
Imagine Workshop and Concert Series (IWCS) is a series of events—from concerts, workshops, panel discussions, art exhibitions, outreach and education programs, bringing all arts disciplines together, to commissioning projects and supporting LAU students and alumni, and young students and artists. IWCS strives to contribute to the cultural richness of the community by promoting top quality performances to a diverse local audience; welcoming internationally acclaimed guest artists to collaborate with LAU’s faculty and students, students from middle and high schools in Lebanon, and a diverse community; commissioning and premiering new works by emerging and established composers, choreographers and storytellers; cultivating young artists and new audiences through traditional and innovative educational outreach initiatives; creating and championing projects that promote peace, harmony and acceptance among our community and the whole world; and introducing underprivileged communities and refugees to the power of arts.

For more info about IWCS visit the Facebook page.

For more info about the performance or about IWCS contact Dr. Seba Ali: seba.ali@lau.edu.lb or comm.arts@lau.edu.lb

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