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  2. 2. tuesday june 2 2009 20 th Anniversary Celebration AbyssiniAn Development CorporAtion Harlem all Renaissance B Join us as we celebrate 20 years of community development and honor longtime partners and friends Richard Beattie Professor Lionel McIntyre Kathryn Wylde Mortimer Zuckerman When: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 Where: ADC Renaissance Tent Tent Entrance on West 135th Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. V.I.P. Reception: 6:00 p.m. Dinner, Program & Dancing: 7:00 p.m. Festive Attire 4 West 125th street • NeW York, NY 10027 •
  3. 3. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN… The Average Income of a Harlem Family is $37,000, Yet the Median Income of a New Homebuyer In Harlem is $194,000? A Salon Series WEDNESDAY JAN. 6
  5. 5. “ConCert Bliss!” — s tat e n i s l a n d a d va n C e presents Active culture free ClassiCal musiC on staten island! sAt. sept. 19 sAt. oct. 17 fri. nov. 6 8pm 8pm 7:30pm Precious Metals living Music: art of the fugue & a russian Music & Poetry event Mcce’s commissioned Premieres baroque trios music by Glinka, rachmaninoff, tchaikovsky, music by mcce composers-in-residence: Art of the fugue by J.S. Bach arranged by mcce for flute, oboe, marimba & cello prokofiev, mussorgsky & shostakovich. language Games by Andrew sterman (2006) poetry & prose by Akmatova, pasternak, passacaglia by dr. mathew fuerst (2007) trio sonata op. 2 in Bb major by G. f. handel mayakovsky & pushkin. triptych by mick rossi (2008) Golden sonata by henry purcell Tamara Keshecki, flute • Clarice Jensen, cello cello suite v in c minor by J.S. Bach tamara Keshecki & Ann cecil-sterman, flutes Maria Garcia, piano • Nancy Sima, literary curator Clarice Jensen, cello • Maria Garcia, piano Tamara Keshecki, flute • Clarice Jensen, cello post-concert discussion: Sandra Pace, piano • Chris Thompson, marimba pre-concert discussion: roundtable discussion exploring the correlation between Behind the scenes of classical composition pre-concert discussion: chamber music and literature in russian culture, with composers Andrew sterman & mick rossi the intrigues of Bach’s Art of the fugue with mcce musicians. and the value of the performing arts. free Admission to All concerts At the church of the holy child 4747 amboy rd., staten island (corner of amboy rd. & arden ave.) eltingville stop on sirt • handicapped accessible Reinventing everything you thought you knew about classical music. 718.907.3488 The residency by MCCE organized in partnership with Holy Child Church has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s Residency Partnership Program. Funding has been provided by the JPMorgan Chase Residency Re-Grant Program, a program of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Residency Endowment Fund. Additional funding and support is provided by the Staten Island Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Regrant in partnership with the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI), Richmond County Savings Foundation, Holy Child Church and the Staten Island Museum. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
  6. 6. presents 2010 SprIng SeASon Sat. 1/9/10 Sat. 3/20/10 Fri. 4/30/10 Sun. 6/13/10 Staten Island Museum Staten Island Museum Staten Island Museum Jacques Marchais 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island Museum of Tibetan Art 338 Lighthouse Ave., Staten Island 7pm Pre-concert chat with 8pm Concert featuring: 7pm Pre-concert chat with MCCE’s composer-in-residence Mohammed Fairouz Elizabeth McCullough, soprano; Anthony Turner, baritone MCCE’s composer-in-residence Mohammed Fairouz: 1pm Workshop 8pm Concert with Joseph Kubera, piano; Tamara Keshecki, flute “Living in a Commissioned World” “Chinese Qigong for the Western Music Experience” Amanda Romano, harp; Tamara Keshecki, flute; and Clarice Jensen, cello 8pm Concert with Andrew Sterman Clarice Jensen, cello featuring a world premiere commissioned by MCCE Music by Mozart, Brahms, Fairouz, Debussy, 3pm Concert Music by Debussy, Ibert, Donizetti and Fairouz by Mohammed Fairouz featuring the commissioned world premiere of Roussel and William Grant Still “Even This is Paradise” by Andrew Sterman Tickets: $15 General; $12 Museum Members; Tickets: $15 General; $12 Museum Members; Tickets: $15 General; $12 Museum Members; $5 for students 22 and under (with ID) $5 for students 22 and under (with ID) $5 for students 22 and under (with ID) Tickets: $20 General; $17 Museum Members; $5 for students 22 and under (with ID) • 7 1 8 . 9 0 7 . 3 4 8 8
  7. 7. Apogee NEWSLETTER OF THE APOGEE FOUNDATION FALL 2009 PAGE 1 OF 2 Apogee Honored as Top Non-Profit T he Apogee Foundation has been named “Top Non-Profit” in the inaugural Fast Pitch! Business Awards based on a rigorous 45 day selection pro- cess by an expert committee that evaluated more than 1,000 nominees in order to recognize those institutions that had attained best practices and highest distinction in their fields. Apogee will continually strive to merit this distinc- tion by achieving in all of its actions and their results Apogee President Kenneth Schneider the same high standards of human excellence that the The Apogee Foundation Winner: Foundation is dedicated to fostering in its beneficiaries ‘Top Non-Profit’ Fast Pitch! A Note of around the world. Business Awards Appreciation From Interfusing Performance Arts Apogee’s President With Electronic Arts W ith this launch of Apogee’s semi- A annual newsletters, it is my pleasure pogee has partnered with premier international to speak directly with the Founda- media & technology group Aurience Ltd. to en- tion’s many dedicated supporters around the hance the Foundation’s abilities to realize its vision world. Apogee Information Services subscrib- around the world through film, broadcast, recording and ers, alone, now number nearly 2,000 persons interactive media. resident on all six inhabited continents – and Joint Apogee-Aurience productions already have people from nearly 4,000 cities in 130 coun- broadened the exposure of Apogee Awards laureates, in- tries and territories have taken an interest in creased the impact of Apogee Academy educational pro- our programs by means of the Internet. grams, and expanded the penetration of Apogee Artists This level of participation in and sup- performance events worldwide. port for Apogee’s mission is a measure of the The Foundation’s recent international concert events growing, global commitment the Foundation in Odessa served to showcase the new opportunities made has been able to inspire for achieving man- possible by this collaboration, as command performances by Apogee Awards laureate Simion kind’s highest potential through the transfor- Apogee Awards Laureates from five countries were broad- Gronic performing in Apogee Artists mative power of the creative arts. cast on national radio and television and international video- events co-produced with Aurience In these semi-annual letters to our sub- casting. This impact will be yet further enhanced through a Media in New Orleans during 2008. scribers, we will present especially for you the documentary film now being produced by Aurience Media. PHOTO BY MATT ANDERSON © 2008 shared accomplishments of Apogee’s partici- pants and beneficiaries worldwide – together with the first glimpses of exciting new direc- Become a Member of the tions for our future. We also will invite you to help participate Global Apogee Family! W directly in shaping that future through your e therefore invite and encourage you to become increasingly involved in our work. responses to the questionnaires included in Please do contact us by telephone at +1-646-224-6960 or by e-mail at each newsletter. if you’re interested in sharing your skills or other Everyone in the global Apogee family resources with us. thanks you in advance for your valued par- Once again, thank you for your sincere interest in and generous support of The Apogee ticipation in ‘recreating the future of human cre- Foundation and its global mission. We look forward to hearing from you and to ‘achieving ativity’ with us. the potential’ together! —Kenneth Schneider, President