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Tunes For Tanzania 2018
December 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The 5th Annual Tunes For Tanzania featuring local musicians supporting the education of orphaned children in Tanzania takes place at the University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armories Theatre on Sunday, December 9, 2018.
Local musicians of will perform in support of the Tanzania Chapter of the Canadian World Education Foundation in order to send orphaned and vulnerable children in Tanzania to school. The Tunes For Tanzania event is an initiative of the Rotary Club of Windsor 1918 in collaboration with the University of Windsor School of School of Creative Arts.
Proceeds from Tunes 2018 will be used to send Eva, a young Maasai woman to the second year of Pharmacy school. Eva was the benefactor of the first Tunes for TZ event held in 2014. She was spared becoming a 16 year old bride by the support of the Windsor community. Eva moved onto and graduated high school with the help of the Windsor community, she is now moving on to her second year of Pharmacy school. Help raise funds to empower this motivated and talented woman reach her goals.
Tunes for Tanzania will be an exceptional evening of music that will raise spirits and money for educational projects in Tanzania.
The program will feature performances by musicians from the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, University of Windsor School of Creative Arts and the local community.
The incredible line-up of musicians include:
Lillian Scheirich, Concertmaster WSO, Violinist
Dr. Gregory Butler and Christine Vanderkooy, Pianists, School of Creative Arts
Dr. Nick Papador, Percussionist, School of Creative Arts
Amy Ley, Principal Harpist, Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Erin Armstrong and Christine Turingia (Vocalists)
Lisette Gagnon and Tyler Sasso (Acoustic Duo)
Robert Franz, Music Director, Windsor Symphony Orchestra will be the Emcee for the event.
A wonderful (and tasty) component of the event is a Taste of Tanzania reception following the concert.
Tickets are $20 per person or $10 for students and will be available at the door or can be purchased online through https://rotary1918.com/.