Wishes and Dreams, A Homeless Children Project May 28-29, 2015
Grammy and Tony Award winning singer Heather Headley Avner Dorman conductor
Program: Dorman Spices, Perfumes, Toxins! Songs performed by Heather Headley
CityMusic Cleveland presents a special Wishes and Dreams program highlighting the plight of the thousands of homeless children in Northeast Ohio and the millions of homeless children nationwide. Music is a universal language that brings unity, especially in the face of struggle and adversity. CityMusic along with Grammy and Tony Award Winner and R&B artist, Heather Headley, are partnering to engage in socially and musically meaningful ways to deepen our community's awareness of the issues surrounding youth homelessness and what can be done, by working together, to end this catastrophic dilemma. Thursday, May 28, 8PM | Concert Tickets Friday, May 29, 8PM | Concert Tickets
Heather Headley live, singing "Reach Out and Touch" at the John F. Kennedy Center
CityMusic Cleveland together with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District's Project ACT and Bellefaire JCB presents:
Super Conference on Homeless Children and Youth
Including speakers such as: Susannah Wayland, Ohio Department of Education, Coordinator for Homeless Children & Youth Matthew Bennett, Chief innovation Officer, Coldspring Center for Social & Health Innovation Karen McHenry, Bellfaire JCB Homeless Youth Programs Director Anne de Mare, award-winning director and her homeless youth movie: "The Homestretch" Leslie Perkul Strnisha, Vice President, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Dr. Cynthia "Mamma J" Johnson, Educator and National Speaker: You've Got The Power!
Date/Time: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:30am to 3:30pm Location: Masonic Auditorium, 3615 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Registration: $10 at www.clevelandmasonicauditorium.comor call (216) 881-6350 CEUs available * Conference participants receive a 10% discount to evening concerts with Heather Headley
The City Club of Cleveland in partnership with CityMusic Cleveland presents:
Marian Wright Edelman, Ending Child Poverty Now
Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund, Ms. Edelman has been an advocate for homeless and disadvantaged children for her entire professional life. As the first black woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar, she directed the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. She was counsel for the Poor People's Campaign under Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and received many honarary awards including the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Date/Time: Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Location: The City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor For reservations call: (216) 621-0082 or www.cityclub.org
Spces Perfumes Toxins
RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS
For teaching resources regarding instruments: A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, click here for docx, and here for pdf.