PRESS RELEASE: Yo-Yo Ma Silk Road Ensemble’s Kinan Azmeh Joins Forces with Aizuri Quartet for LiveConnections Season Finale

Philadelphia - 3/7/2018 — LiveConnections' May 31 concert will feature brand new music and a global array of musical languages, as part of LiveConnections' 10th Anniversary celebrations.

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: 400+ Philly Kids to Rock Out for All-Day World Cafe Live Festival

Philadelphia - 1/8/2018 — On Sunday, February 25, over 400 Philly-area kids will take to the stage at World Cafe Live for an all-day rock concert. The February event is the inaugural Kids Rock Philly: A Benefit For LiveConnections where kids from five regional Schools of Rock will perform in a six hour festival-style concert across both stages at World Cafe Live.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: LiveConnections Wins 2018-2019 Barra Award for Exemplary Nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia Region

Philadelphia - 12/5/2017 — The Barra Foundation has announced that LiveConnections is a recipient of a 2018-2019 Barra Award. LiveConnections joins 43 exceptional nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region that will each receive $50,000 in grant funding. Barra Awardees are nominated by their peers in the social sector and are then invited to submit an application to the Foundation.

 

PRESS RELEASE: Fifth House Ensemble and Jason Vieaux Join Forces for LiveConnections Concert

Philadelphia - 12/4/2017 — LiveConnections’ 2017-18 concert series begins with the unlimited imagination and powerhouse artistry of the Fifth House Ensemble, which joins Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation” (NPR), to perform a one-night only concert including Dan Visconti’s “Living Language”  on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:30PM at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia.

 

PRESS RELEASE: Mount Airy Violin & Bows Partners with LiveConnections to Give the Gift of Music this Season

Philadelphia - 11/29/2017 — This holiday season, Mount Airy Violins & Bows is giving the gift of music to Philadelphia youth. The shop has partnered with LiveConnections, the Philly non-profit dedicated to creating unique programs that inspire learning and build community through collaborative music-making, and will donate 5% of their holiday sales to help support LiveConnections’ mission.

 

PRESS RELEASE: LiveConnections Announces 2017-18 Season of Community Collaboration

Philadelphia - 9/13/2017 — Can music build community? This season’s performances provide the opportunity for musicians to create distinctive, boundary-blurring music, often involving new commissions and world premieres, while collaborating with members of the greater Philadelphia community and beyond. Programs include performances by Fifth House Ensemble, Jason Vieaux, VOCES8, Kinan Azmeh, Aizuri Quartet, and more.

 

PRESS RELEASE: LiveConnections Honors Drexel ExCITe Center’s Youngmoo Kim at Big Hurrah Celebration

Philadelphia - 8/22/2017 — LiveConnections is thrilled to honor Youngmoo Kim, director of Drexel University’s ExCITe Center, with our 3rd annual Connector Award at this year's Big Hurrah on November 14. The evening will also include performances from Andrew Lipke, Angela Zator Nelson, David Rosen, Allen Pinkney, Luke Carlos O’Reilly, Kwasi Burgee, and more!

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: LA Opera’s Elizabeth Zharoff and Award-Winning Double Bassist Xavier Foley Team Up to Premiere Video Game Music at LiveConnections

Philadelphia 4/25/2017 — On June 2, two Curtis Institute grads will present an evening of classical tunes and original video game compositions at LiveConnections, in residence at World Cafe Live.

 

 

 

 

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