Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nearly 700 people enjoyed a wonderful evening of poetry, art and music as students who are blind or visually impaired from Lighthouse Guild's Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School performed in concert at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Friday, April 28.

The event was a celebration of a 20-year collaboration to expand accessibility to the arts for people of all ages who have vision loss. The concert, inspired by works in the Museum's collection, featured adult and youth musicians who are blind or visually impaired in solo, instrumental and ensemble performance.

The actress Michelle Hurst, of the hit show "Orange Is the New Black," described the art that was projected behind and above the performers.

Photo Credit: Ben Asen Photography

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Mark G. Ackermann, Executive Vice President and COO, Lighthouse Guild Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mark G. Ackermann, Executive Vice President and COO, Lighthouse Guild and Michelle Hurst, actress and narrator for the evening Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dr. Leslie Jones, Executive Director, Lighthouse Guild Music School Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Rebecca McGinnis, Senior Managing Educator, Accessibility, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dr. Dalia Sakas, Director of Music Studies and Lighthouse Guild Vocal Ensemble Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Lighthouse Guild Youth Ensemble Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Lighthouse Guild Barbershop Quartet Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Deborah Deyo-Howe, piano and vocals Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Elizabeth Tarr, vocal soloist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jillian Raquet, vocal soloist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Frank Senior, vocalist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Lynnette Tatum, vocal soloist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mana Hashimoto, vocal soloist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Yeong Nam Chun, vocal soloist Photo Flash: Music Students with Visual Disabilities Perform at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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