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NY Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota Presents Benefit for Music Philanthropies 10/9

Saturday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m., at the Church of St. Luke in the Fields (487 Hudson Street), the New York Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI), an International Music Fraternity, will present its Annual Benefit Concert featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Dr. Emily White. The program for the event includes works by Beethoven, Szymanowski, Chávez, and more.

Emily White, a member of the New York Alumnae Chapter, is an active soloist and teacher. Ms. White's international career has taken her to London's Wigmore Hall and South Bank Centre, the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, Saint David's Hall in Cardiff, the Palais de l'Athénée in Geneva, and to Belgium, Italy, and Eastern Europe, as well as throughout the United States and Canada. She has been hailed by critics as having "awe-inspiring vitality and technical virtuosity . . . [playing that is] brilliantly translucent in every detail . . . dazzlingly illuminated and tingling with excitement" and as a pianist who "performed the pieces with a sensibility and a mastery rarely heard in this country's concert halls." Ms. White's new CD release of Piano Works by Szymanowski on Arabesque Recordings has been highly ranked on Amazon and recently aired on Strasbourg radio's ACCENT 4 to a listening audience of nearly 100,000.

Founded in 1903, Sigma Alpha Iota has a cumulative membership of over 110,000 initiated members, 212 active college chapters, and 119 alumnae chapters throughout the United States. Our mission is to encourage, nurture, and support the art of music.

Proceeds will benefit SAI's educational and philanthropic projects in New York and around the country. Tickets begin at $25 for adults and $15 for students with a valid ID and are available by visiting www.sainyac.com .

 

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