The Young Sisters, Clara and Violet Young Perform An Original Song At Young Voices for a Change Benefit
for SHINEmsd.org to promote Gun Safety.
Shine MSD was born to raise relief funds for victims and their families and provide mental health programs centered around the arts at Stoneman Douglas High School and Parkland.
Clara and Violet are honored to sing, "Your Fight Is Mine," by NYC songwriter, Leah Wells. Ms. Wells will also be playing the banjo with Rob Taube on guitar. Leah Wells and Rob Taube are songwriters based in NYC, and are presently working on Leah's upcoming album, "This Time of Year."
Clara Young, age 15, is currently rehearsing the ballet, "Knickerbocker" at Manhattan Youth Ballet. She originated the role of Young Ellen in the World Premiere of Unknown Soldier at the Williamstown Theater Festival with Estelle Parsons and Derek Klena. She won "Best Actress in a Musical" at Stagedoor Manor as Princess Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress. In addition, she was the voice of Alice in the Oscar Nominated film short, My Life as a Zucchini and also the voice in 7 Pinkalicious Books, on sale on Amazon. She played Clara in Dance Divas Nutcracker and other favorite roles include, Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical the Musical, the lead role of Annie in Annie.
Violet Young, age 13, recently played Picasso's daughter, Maya, in NatGeo's Emmy Award series, Genius: Picasso, opposite Antonio Banderas. The show premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival and Violet's episode was filmed in Malta. She played a cancer survivor in the film Tri with Tim Reid and co-starred in The Haunting of...Brett Cullen on Lifetime. Violet has done sketches on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and on SNL with Andy Samberg. Other theatre credits include, Debbie in Billy Elliot the Musical at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the leading role of Annemarie in Off Broadway's Number the Stars at The Davenport Theatre, Charlotte in 13 the Musical at The Actor's Temple and Sour Kangaroo in Seussical the Musical.
Clara and Violet released their second music video "Flashlight", available on Youtube: https://youtu.be/dSVw0nnaO00
Clara and Violet will join Broadway Performers and future Broadway Stars with their Internationally acclaimed Voice Teacher,
Badiene Magaziner, Julliard Alumna and current Julliard Faculty member for an evening of Pop, Broadway and songs of social awareness to promote Gun Safety.
Young Voices for a Change is a group co-founded by Badiene Magaziner and acting coach, Denise Simon. The group comprised of future Broadway stars, kicked off the March for Our Lives in NY, with the song Shine written by Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Pena, survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Florida.
**A portion of the proceeds to benefit shinemsd.org, helping the victims of the shooting.**
For Tickets please visit: https://54below.com/events/young-voices-for-change-magaziner-vocal-studio-benefit-for-gun-safety/