Sing for Hope to Host 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Concert
11/12/2010

Sing for Hope Donor Artists The Alpha Omega Ensemble, SYBARITE5, and Bora Yoon will join forces November 21 for a fundraising concert to bring food and care to the homeless of New York City this Thanksgiving.

Online PR News – 12-November-2010 – – On Sunday, November 21, New York non-profit organization Sing for Hope welcomes all to a celebration of music at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church in Manhattan. World-class Sing for Hope Donor Artists will present "Sing for Hope: Sing for Home" to bring food and care to the homeless of New York City this Thanksgiving. The concert will feature works by J.S. Bach, Michael Torke, and John Adams.

The Thanksgiving concert will feature Conductor Brian DeMaris, who has served as Associate Conductor at New York City Opera and Assistant Conductor at Florida Grand Opera, leading the acclaimed Alpha Omega Ensemble. Joining Mr. DeMaris will be string ensemble Sybarite5 and experimental multi-instrumentalist, composer and performer Bora Yoon.

The proceeds from the concert will go to provide a haven for people to turn to when they have nowhere else to go. Our Donor Artists performing in the Thanksgiving concert feel a need to use their art to give back to communities in need

This benefit concert brings awareness and funding to support Services and Food for the Homeless, which has brought vital services for the undocumented, the displaced, the working poor, and the homeless of our city since 1986.

"The proceeds from the concert will go to provide a haven for people to turn to when they have nowhere else to go. Our Donor Artists performing in the Thanksgiving concert feel a need to use their art to give back to communities in need," says co-founder Camille Zamora.

"Sing for Hope: Sing for Home" will begin with a free dinner open to all at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. A $20 donation is suggested for admission, and non-perishable food and clothing donations are welcome. More information about the concert and other community outreach programs and events sponsored by this New York non-profit organization can be found at the singforhope.org website.

About Sing for Hope:

"What Sing for Hope does is wonderfully simple. It maintains a roster of compassionate, world-class artists who donate time and talent to the humanitarian causes that inspire them."
- Dr. Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Sing for Hope Board Member

Founded by opera singers with a desire to lift their voices for social change, Sing for Hope mobilizes more than 600 world-class artists, from classical musicians to photographers to Broadway performers who donate time and talent in our volunteer service programs that benefit schools, hospitals and communities. Sing for Hope provides three programs: Art U! (dynamic arts and leadership education for under-resourced youth), Healing Arts (in-hospital performances and workshops that complement the healing process), and Community Arts (events that raise awareness and funds for humanitarian causes, and projects that dismantle barriers to arts accessibility). Each Sing for Hope project is defined by the volunteerism of professional artists and our belief in the transformative power of the arts. Sing for Hope is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. To learn more, visit www.singforhope.org.

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