Goddard Riverside Celebrates 40 Years of Classical Music for a Cause

Contact: Christina McSwain

212-873-6600 Ext. 300

NEW YORK, NY – Goddard Riverside Community Center will host a special Musical Evenings concert on Monday, April 28, 2014 featuring the world-renowned Orion String Quartet. This concert will commemorate a special anniversary celebration for Musical Evenings and will take place at the Bernie Wohl Center, Goddard Riverside’s cultural and community arts space.

Annually, Goddard Riverside produces a series of Musical Evenings that allow friends of Goddard to host intimate gatherings in their homes while enjoying performances of their favorite chamber musicians. Since the inception of Musical Evenings, the series has raised more than $2 million to support Goddard Riverside’s programs and services.

WHAT: 40th Anniversary of Musical Evenings featuring The Orion String Quartet
WHEN: Monday, April 28, 2014, at 8 p.m.
LOCATION: The Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside, 647 Columbus Ave, NY, NY
TICKETS: To purchase tickets, visit www.goddard.org or call 212-873-6600, etc. 327.

The Orion String Quartet is one of the most sought-after ensembles in the United States. Since its inception, the Quartet – comprised of brothers Daniel Phillips (violin) and Todd Phillips (violin), Steven Tenenbom (violin), and Timothy Eddy (cello) – has been consistently praised for the fresh perspective and individuality it brings to performances, offering diverse programs that juxtapose classic works of the standard quartet literature with masterworks by twentieth and twenty-first century composers

About Goddard Riverside Community Center
Goddard Riverside Community Center is committed to building community and enhancing the lives of vulnerable New Yorkers by meeting essential human needs. Goddard Riverside is an advocate for the interests of our community members, as well as a provider of a continuum of vital services, including food and shelter programs, assistance for homeless and mentally ill men and women, and comprehensive educational, cultural and recreational programs for adults and children.