Amadi Azikiwe Masterclass Performance at HSA Announcement

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The Harlem School of the Arts and
The Harlem Chamber Players

present

A Masterclass and Student Performance
Led by Amadi Azikiwe
Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 5 PM

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Program
Violist/violinist Amadi Azikiwe will work with the students of the Harlem School of the Arts to prepare them for the 5:00 Performance, which will be FREE and open to the public.

Featuring
The students of the Harlem School of the Arts

HSA String Ensemble

Amadi with viola in NYC

Amadi Azikiwe, violist/violinist and Community Engagement Director for The Harlem Chamber Players will join HSA@Home this Saturday, May 2nd!

Mr. Azikiwe will present a Masterclass at the Harlem School of the Arts. He has been heard in recital in major cities throughout the United States, such as New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Houston, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., including an appearance at the U.S. Supreme Court. A native of New York City, Mr. Azikiwe began his formal training at the North Carolina School of the Arts as a student of Sally Peck. He continued his studies at the New England Conservatory with Marcus Thompson and conductor Pascal Verrot, receiving his Bachelor’s degree. Mr. Azikiwe was also awarded the Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University in 1994 as a student of Atar Arad.

Also, a dedicated teacher Mr. Azikiwe has presented masterclasses throughout the U.S. and all over the world. On May 2, Mr. Azikiwe will work with the students of the preparatory division from The Harlem School of the Art. In his masterclass, Mr. Azikiwe will discuss a wide range of topics, including mastering the audition process, tips for delivering a captivating performance and advice to young musicians. 

Finally, please join us on May 2, at 5 pm, for a live stream performance in celebration of all the excellent teaching and learning from this class.

 

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The Harlem Chamber Players 2019 – 2020 Season is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; in part by a grant from Columbia Community Service; in part by West Harlem Development Corporation via the Tides Foundation; in part by a grant from the Lily Auchincloss Foundation; in part with funding from the Turrell Fund; in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC; in part by the Manhattan Community Award Program via Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer; in part by a grant from the New York Community Trust/Charles E. Culpeper Fund; in part by a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; in part by a grant from J.P. Morgan Securities Charitable Giving Fund; in part by a grant from The M&T Charitable Foundation; and through the generous donations of our supporters and donors.

UMEZ enhances the economic vitality of all communities in Upper Manhattan through job creation, corporate alliances, strategic investments, and small business assistance. LMCC empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Manhattan and beyond. UMEZ enhances the economic vitality of all communities in Upper Manhattan through job creation, corporate alliances, strategic investments, and small business assistance. LMCC empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Manhattan and beyond.

Thanks also to our partners—the Harlem Cultural Collaborative, the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Goddard Riverside Community Center, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Harlem School of the Arts, Harlem One Stop, Broadway Presbyterian Church, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church of Manhattanville, The Forum and Columbia University, Opus 118 Harlem School of Music, Harlem Arts Alliance, Harlem Stage, Composers Now, Talea Ensemble, Harlem Opera Theater, the Harry T. Burleigh Society, Opera Noire, Three on 3, Opera Ebony, Chorale Le Chateau, the Newark School of the Arts, Arts High School in Newark, Africlassical.com.blogspot.com, and the Institute of Music for Children in Elizabeth, NJ.

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