This tour has it all – Walk, Ride, Learn & Lunch. Explore Corona-East Elmhurst’s history of jazz artists and music. This walking tour will include transportation to various locations throughout Corona East Elmhurst. Ticket also includes a lunch during the tour.
Presented by the Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Seats are limited, so make sure you book your tickets early.
Sasha Berliner is a musician, composer, producer, and band leader from San Francisco, CA. Sasha started playing drums at eight years old. She pursued a jazz emphasis at her high school, Oakland School for the Arts, where she picked up the vibraphone at age 13. At the age of 14, she was commissioned to lead a group performing an arrangement of one of the multi Grammy award winning indie artist Beck Hansen’s songs, alongside Beck himself. She was a two year member of director Paul Contos’ SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra, and in the spring of 2017, was selected to attend the Banff International Workshop for Jazz & Creative Music run by pianist Vijay Iyer on the program’s full scholarship. Sasha is currently attending The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City.
Lioness: Women in Jazz Concert Series presents
Amanda Monaco’s Glitter Quartet
SUN, OCT 18, 2:30 PM EDT
STREAMING ON YOUTUBE
Convergence Arts and Flushing Town Hall present Lioness: Women in Jazz Concert Series. This is a three-concert/Q&A series presented by Lioness, a collective of female jazz instrumentalists/composers/bandleaders and a program of Convergence Arts, a non-profit committed to sharing the art and fun of improvisation with the community at large. The first concert features guitarist/composer Amanda Monaco and her Glitter Quartet.
The second concert will take place on Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 PM EDT., and the third concert will take place on Sunday, December 13 at 2:30 PM EDT.