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Beyond the Notes @ The Umbrella
7:30 PM - 5:00 PM The Umbrella Arts Center
Date: July 31, 2021 to August 01, 2021
Where: The Umbrella Arts Center, 40 Stow Street,, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, 01742
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While many concert venues remain closed, Concord native and violinist Sarah Whitney will take the stage with guest cellist Ani Kalayjian at The Umbrella Arts Center this summer with her highly acclaimed concert series Beyond the Notes for an unforgettable weekend of indoor and outdoor concerts! Following sold out performances in the 2020-2021 season, the next Beyond the Notes series will happen live on Saturday, July 31 at 7:30pm indoors and Sunday, August 1 at 3:00pm outdoors in association with The Umbrella Performing Arts. The program will pair music with exquisite artwork from The Umbrella's Dazzleship mixed media gallery exhibition, highlight the works of Black composers, and feature a guest appearance by cellist Ani Kalayjian. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to CLASP, a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty nonprofit advancing policy solutions for low-income people. CLASP develops practical yet visionary strategies for reducing poverty, promoting economic opportunity, and addressing barriers faced by people of color. General admission tickets cost $30/person and $15/student and can be purchased in advance or at the door; capacity will be limited to allow for distancing. Sunday attendance includes free admission to a post-show curator's tour of the Dazzleship art exhibition in The Umbrella Main Gallery. ABOUT THE SERIES Beyond the Notes is a unique and interactive concert series that Whitney started here in Concord, MA 7 years ago. She has since brought world renowned artists and ensembles to Concord, including Grammy-Award winning artists, Mike Block and Sandeep Das in February, 2020. For the past year, Beyond the Notes has taken the stage in support of social justice, raising funds for Race Forward, Direct Relief, Common Cause, The Voter Participation Center, Leadership Conference Education Fund, Southern Poverty Law Center​, and Campaign Zero​. Praised by the Washington Post for her "marvelous violin acrobatics," violinist Sarah Whitney is known for
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