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Society for Universal Sacred Music Presents 5th Festival of Universal Sacred Music on November 12 at Symphony Space in Manhattan - Event Features Internationally Renowned Vocal Ensembles

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
November 1, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
 
Society for Universal Sacred Music Presents 5th Festival of Universal Sacred Music on November 12 at Symphony Space in Manhattan - Event Features Internationally Renowned Vocal Ensembles
 
The Society for Universal Sacred Music will present its 5th Festival of Universal Sacred Music on Saturday, November 12, beginning at 2:00 PM in the Peter Jay Sharpe Theatre of Symphony Space, Broadway and 95th Street in Manhattan. This will be a free, daylong festival produced by the Society, Roger Davidson, President, and co-sponsored by the United Nations Association.
 
Featured choral performers will be Anonymous 4; The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director and The Western Wind, along with The Riverside Inspirational Choir and The Canticum Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director.
 
Also performing will be Indian classical singer and composer Deepak Kumar Pareek;jazz singer Catherine Russell; Israeli singer Maya Raviv; pianist and composer Roger Davidson; chant singer David Newman; baritone Thomas McCargar with Brent Funderburk on piano, and the music of composer Sharon Farber with multi-instrumentalist Omar Faruk Tekbilek, percussionist David Kontesz and guitarist Fredy Schiftan as principal instrumentalists.
 
This will be in the style of the Wall to Wall events that Symphony Space presents each year. During the performances, the theater’s inner lobby will feature a photography show about the nature of light by Aicha Skandrani, a Tunisian born artist who currently lives in France. The Riverkeeper organization will also be present at the event.
 
The November 12 Festival is free and open to the public. For more information about the performers and a schedule of the days’ events, visit http://www.universalsacredmusic.org/2011/11/12/2011-festival/ or call 914-241-0303.
 
Symphony Space is ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx. For directions to Symphony Space, visit http://www.symphonyspace.org/about/map.
 
The mission of the Society for Universal Sacred Music is to foster the creation and performance of music that celebrates the unity and fundamental brotherhood and sisterhood of all. The Society is now celebrating its 11th anniversary and is a community of musicians and listeners, with a common desire for peace and spiritual harmony. Each year they sponsor several events with new and existing works in many different styles. Visit them at http://www.universalsacredmusic.org/ and become their Facebook Friend at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Society-for-Universal-Sacred-Music/85880356374. Their YouTube channel is at http://www.youtube.com/user/UniversalSacredMusic.
 
For photos or other press inquiries, please contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.
 
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