VC LIVE | Music Conservatories' "Unite For Ukraine" Benefit Concert [DONATE TODAY]

Today's benefit concert, in honor and aid of the people of Ukraine, features young artists from eight of the top music schools from across the United States and Canada and will be streamed here on The Violin Channel on at 3 PM (ET)

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"Unite for Ukraine," the collaborative concert features young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music, Colburn School, Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, New World Symphony, Royal Conservatory of Music, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

 

All viewers are invited to give what they can to organizations providing humanitarian aid, supplies and transportation, and medical services to the people of Ukraine.

 

Humanitarian Aid:
Humanity & Inclusion: www.hi-us.org/support-ukraine
Global Communities: www.globalcommunities.org/blog/global-communities-response-to-ukraine-crisis

Supplies & Transportation:
MedShare: www.impact.medshare.org/campaign/medshare-responds-crisis-in-ukraine/c394354
International Rescue Committee: www.rescue.org/topic/ukraine-crisis

Medical Services:
World Vision International: www.donate.worldvision.org/give/ukraine-crisis-fund
UNICEF: www.unicefusa.org
International Medical Corps: www.internationalmedicalcorps.org

 

SATURDAY APRIL 16, 2022 | 3:00 PM (ET)
"UNITE FOR UKRAINE" BENEFIT CONCERT
CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC, COLBURN SCHOOL, CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC, MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY, NEW WORLD SYMPHONY, ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, AND SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

 


 

Introduction by Midori

 

Pianist Nikolay Pushkarev (Cleveland Institute of Music)

  • Schubert | Piano Sonata in A Minor Op.42/D.845 (1st movement)

 

Viano String Quartet (Curtis Institute of Music)

  • Béla Bartok | String Quartet No. 5, Sz. 102 (1st movement)

 

Contemporary Improvisation Department Jewish Music Ensemble (New England Conservatory)

  • Dave Tarras | Nicolaev Bulgar

  • Jacob Hoffman | Xylophone Doyne

  • Traditional | Dem Trisker Rebn’s Khusidl

Hankus Netsky (director, piano); Nikita Manin (clarinet); Noah Kelly, Catherine Byrne, violins; Kimberly Sabio (trumpet); G Korth Rockwell (banjo); Emily Mitchell (guitar); Anwei Wang (guzheng), Henry Wilson (xylophone); Hannah Dunton (bass); Maude Bastien-Desilets (drums)

 

Violinist Anais Feller and Academy Virtuosi (The Colburn School)

  • Mieczysław Weinberg | Concertino for Violin and String Orchestra (2nd and 3rd movements)

 

The Uptown Winds (Manhattan School of Music)

  • Paul Taffanel | Wind Quintet in G minor (1st movement)

Megan Torti (flute); Josh Owens (oboe); Spencer Reese (clarinet); Hunter Lorelli (bassoon); Andrew Angelos (horn)

 

Cellists Peter Eom, Kuan-Yu Huang, and Kanon Shibata and pianist Jeanie Chung  (The Glenn Gould School at The Royal Conservatory)

  • David Popper | Requiem for 3 Cellos and Piano Op. 66

 

Roots, Jazz and American Music Program (San Francisco Conservatory of Music)

  • Eddie Harris | Freedom Jazz Dance

Nate Gilbreath (trombone); Michael Potter (piano); Mateyko Jazwinski (bass); Jayla Hernandez (drums)

 

Conductor Roderick Cox and the New World Symphony

  • Miroslav Skoryk | Melody for String Orchestra