BROOKLYN MUSIC SCHOOL MARKS ITS 100th YEAR WITH CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Hip-Hop Legend Talib Kweli, Jazz Bassist Bill Lee, and Vocalist Barbara King support BMS and are honored.
Brooklyn, NY- The Brooklyn Music School (BMS) will commemorate its 100th year of delivering music education to its community by hosting a celebration of local Brooklyn artists, students, and BMS alumni on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 6:30 pm. BMS is one of Brooklyn’s historical gems, and this celebration is focused on building the school’s network of patrons, musicians, and community leaders. The event will be held where the lessons are taught at the school’s landmark building and theater (126 St. Felix Street) in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. Tickets are $100 and space is limited.
For tickets and more information about BMS, donations and this fund raising event, see: www.brooklynmusicschool.org.
Brooklyn Music School has provided exceptional music and dance education programming for 100 years, and will continue to enrich the communities of Brooklyn and beyond well into the next century. “We are celebrating people and music coming together for over a century in one of the world’s most culturally vibrant and diverse areas,” says Executive Director, Frank Alvarado.
About the Brooklyn Music School:
Brooklyn Music School is a non-profit community performing arts school, chartered by the State University of New York in 1912, and has played a pivotal cultural role in the lives of Brooklyn families for 100 years. BMS owns and operates a landmark four-story building in the BAM Cultural District, in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, with 24 instructional classrooms, dance studios, and a professional 266-seat Spanish Style proscenium theatre. The Brooklyn Music School is a founding member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, and provides arts education of the highest caliber to students of all socio-economic backgrounds and provides outreach programs to public schools in Brooklyn’s undeserved neighborhoods.