MIAMI’S INTERNATIONAL VOCAL JAZZ STAR NICOLE HENRY
CELEBRATES HER 6TH ANNUAL WINTER CONCERT
TO BENEFIT THE MIAMI MUSIC PROJECT
“FOR THE LOVE OF YOU”
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2018 AT THE COLONY THEATRE
Miami’s own award-winning jazz recording artist, Nicole Henry performs her sixth annual winter concert on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at the historic Colony Theatre in Miami Beach. The concert will raise funds and awareness for Miami Music Project who empowers children to achieve their full potential through music education and performance opportunities A highlight on the Miami winter calendar, the concert has enjoyed sold-out successes in its five years. For this year’s theme “For the Love of You,” Henry celebrates the season of love and of giving. Named after The Isley Brother’s 1975 hit song, the concert will feature a range of music including pop, soul, Broadway, jazz, inspirational, and holiday. The concert begins at 8 pm at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139, preceded by a 6:30 pm reception on Lincoln Road, for sponsors and VIP ticket holders. VIP tickets are $100. Reserved and balcony seats are priced at $45 and $30 respectively. Tickets are available at the Colony Theatre box office, online or by calling 1(800) 211-1414.
A University of Miami graduate and long-time Miami Beach resident, the internationally renowned vocalist, Nicole Henry has toured in more than 20 countries; earned a Billboard Top 10 Jazz album; won a Soul Train Award for ‘Best Traditional Jazz Performance,’ a “Best New Jazz Artist” and “Best Vocal Jazz Album’ award by HMV Japan, and ‘Best Solo Musician’ by Miami New Times among others. “I really wanted to focus on a desire we all share,” says Henry. “Every human being wants to be loved.” A board member of Miami Music Project, Henry feels “all children deserve access to the various benefits of music education. Miami Music Project is really
composing better and more impassioned lives for our children of Miami-Dade, and therefore, for us all.”
Miami Music Project is a nonprofit organization that uses music as an instrument for social transformation. “It is truly inspirational to have an artist of Nicole Henry’s caliber take a stand for the mission of social change through music,” says the Executive Director of Miami Music Project, Anna Pietraszko. “And what better way to do it than through a celebration of beautiful music, sung by such a talented and gracious artist during the holiday season? This event is about showing how important it is to give all children in Miami the best that they deserve.”
Sponsors supporting the event include Kent Savage; Lynx Companies; Fred M. Lowery; Stanley & Gala Cohen; Coastal Wine & Spirits of Florida, Impress DC Media, Miami Herald, and Miami.com. To join this prestigious list of sponsors, please email email@example.com.
About Nicole Henry
Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world’s most acclaimed vocalists. Her expressive, soulful voice and uplifting energy have earned her three top-10 albums and multiple accolades around the globe. Her career accomplishments and active commitment to supporting community non-profits have also been recognized by the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County through proclamations of “Nicole Henry Days” in 2011 and 2016. For more information, please visit www.nicolehenry.com.
About Miami Music Project
Miami Music Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that uses music as an instrument for social transformation, empowering children to acquire values and achieve their full potential, positively affecting their society through the study and performance of music. Miami Music Project’s vision is to create opportunity and access through music for those most in need, improve the quality of life for children today and ultimately transform their lives, the lives of their families, and their communities. Emerging as a model for music education programs nationally, Miami Music Project offers free of charge, after-school programming to all students with no barriers to entry, regardless of race or economic status. As of today, Miami Music Project has reached thousands of children and youth across Miami-Dade County, becoming one of the largest socially transformative music initiatives in the US. Miami Music Project’s programming is inspired by the El Sistema phenomenon – a new model for social change and a visionary global movement that transforms the lives of children through music.
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