Friday, 31st August 2012 | 7:00 pm
Join us at T2F for an evening featuring singer-songwriter Zoe Viccaji and guest string players from Cultures in Harmony (CiH). The musicians will perform songs by Zoe and contemporary American music for strings. CiH has been to Pakistan four times now, and if you heard Zoe’s August 2010 concert at T2F with CiH director William Harvey, you know this is an event not to be missed.
About the Musicians
Zoe Viccaji has been playing the guitar and writing her own music since the age of fifteen. Music has always been a part of her life and she grew up with a mother who plays the guitar and sings and siblings who are also musically inclined. Zoe joined her first band when she was seventeen and is now pursuing the life of a solo artist. She has acted in musicals abroad and in Pakistan and is a seasoned star of the Coke Studio house band.
American violinist, conductor, and composer, William Harvey has appeared as violin soloist at Carnegie Hall with the New York Youth Symphony and has performed concerti with orchestras in the Philippines, Mexico, and USA. Since March 2010, he has served as the Violin and Viola Teacher at Afghanistan National Institute of Music. He is one of the two founding conductors of the Afghan Youth Orchestra and has served as concertmaster of the Spokane Symphony. Mr. Harvey earned his M.M. from The Juilliard School and B.M. from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. In 2005, Mr. Harvey founded Cultures in Harmony (CiH), an NGO that promotes cultural understanding through music.￼
Emily Holden is a versatile violinist, improviser, and composer whose musical endeavors have taken her around the world. Whether looping her own music through her laptop, improvising over house music, rocking out with indie bands, or returning to her classical roots, Emily is a fearless collaborator and dynamic performer who can move with fluidity through many styles. In 2009, Emily toured Germany for six months as the featured violin soloist in the Franco Dragone show INDIA, performing music by the legendary Bollywood film composer A.R Rahman for audiences of 2,000 people nightly. A native of Las Vegas, Emily lives in Brooklyn, where she freelances, teaches, and performs with several groups, including indie rock band Futurist.
Originally from House Springs, Missouri, violinist Holly Jenkins has already established herself as a performing artist and chamber musician. She has played in recitals in six countries, and in such venues as the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, Cleveland’s Trinity Lutheran Church, and at St. Louis’ Sheldon Concert Hall. Ms. Jenkins began her performing career at the age of 11, when she was selected to perform Haydn’s Violin Concerto in G Major with the Alton Symphony Orchestra. In addition to performing, Holly is passionately committed to promoting peace, dialogue, and cross cultural awareness through music.
Peter Myers is the founding cellist of the Saguaro Piano Trio and has performed with them internationally from Germany to Japan to New Zealand. He is a repeat participant of the Marlboro Music Festival, and has performed with musicians such as Richard Goode and Michael Tree. Passionate about cultural awareness, Mr. Myers has participated in musical outreach programs with violinist Midori in Mongolia, Laos, and Japan. Apart from performing, he finds further expressive outlets in composing, writing, and photography, and has an endless fascination with languages and culture.
Date: Friday, 31st August, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Suggested Donation: Rs. 200
Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.