Sunday, January 26, 2014, 4PM
Featuring Violinist Tristan Flores
Casey at the Bat
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor - III. Finale: Allegro energico
William Tell Overture
Featuring Project STEP violinist Tristan Flores, special guest narrator Amanda Narciso, Miss Massachusetts and “The Sound of Music Sing-Along!”
Project STEP recognizes that certain racial and ethnic minorities are vastly underrepresented in classical music. Our mission is to address this imbalance by identifying musically talented children from underrepresented Boston communities and providing participants in our programs with comprehensive music and string instrument instruction, the primary goal of which is to prepare them to compete and succeed in the challenging, rewarding world of classical music. The program was spearheaded 30 years ago by the Boston Symphony Orchestra as a means of addressing the under-representation of Blacks and Latinos in orchestras. The founders’ idea was to identify and train minority students who did not have ready access to the best available training. Today the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New England Conservatory, and the Boston University School of Music support Project STEP with in-kind donations of space and services, and as advisors on our Board of Directors.