The Harlem School of the Arts Celebrates Their Fall 2014 Benefit at Jazz At Lincoln Center

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Top Honors go to: GE Asset Management, Christopher M. Keogh, Hearst Foundations, Attendees Include: Terence Blanchard, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Hosted by: David Ushery of WNBC

The Harlem School of the Arts Celebrates Their Fall 2014 Benefit at Jazz At Lincoln Center

TONIGHT, The Harlem School of the Arts Celebrates Their Fall 2014 Benefit at Jazz At Lincoln Center

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), today will celebrate their Fall Benefit at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room in New York City. The night’s honorees will be GE Asset Management, Christopher M. Keogh and Hearst Foundations. The evening will be hosted by WNBC’s David Ushery.

For nearly a half-century, the Harlem School of the Arts has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of young people through world-class training in the arts, and this annual benefit offers the iconic art institution an opportunity to thank its various donors and supporters.

“I relish the opportunity to honor each and every person and organization that supports what we are trying to do at the Harlem School of the Arts, which is to keep our doors open all year long so that young people can explore the future artist within themselves,” explains Yvette L. Campbell, HSA President & CEO.

This year’s gala will feature an array of musical, dance and theater performances, including HSA’s Advanced Jazz Combo, Maria Ahn on cello, Lucia Ahn on piano, an excerpt from the theatre department’s Soul Nativity, and much more.

To learn more about this year’s gala, see below and please visit: http://hsanyc.org/support-us/fall-2014-benefit/

What: The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is celebrating their 2014 Fall Benefit with an evening of awards, musical and dance performances, and notable honorees.
WNBC’s David Ushery will be the Master of Ceremonies.

In attendance will be jazz musician Terence Blanchard and actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker.

Performances include HSA student dancers, actors and musicians.

Date/Time: Monday, October 6, 2014

  •     Media Check-in begins at 5:00pm
  •     Red Carpet: 5:30 – 6:30pm
  •     Reception: 6:00PM
  •     Dinner: 6:45PM
  •     Program & Performances: 7:15PM                                        
  •     Post-Reception: 9:00PM (Drinks, DJ, Dancing, Photo Booth), Festive Attire

Who/Interview Opportunity:

Photos and Interviews
Yvette L. Campbell, HSA President & CEO
Gala Co-Chairs: Christopher M. Keogh, Janice Savin Williams, Erica Reid
Honorees:    
Corporate Award: GE Asset Management, Accepted by Dmitri Stockton, President & CEO
Leadership Award: Christopher M. Keogh, Goldman Sachs, Managing Director, Investment Management Division
Philanthropy Award: Hearst Foundations, Accepted by Mason Granger, Director of Grants
Master of Ceremonies: David Ushery, Host, The Debrief, WNBC

Attendees: Jazz musician Terence Blanchard and actors Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker.

Where: Jazz at Lincoln Center: The Appel Room (formerly The Allen Room) 10 Columbus Circle (SW corner of West 60th Street), NYC

About Harlem School of the Arts:
For nearly a half-century, the Harlem School of the Arts has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of young people through world-class training in the arts. HSA’s mission empowers young people mainly from under-served communities in Harlem to find and develop the artist and citizen within themselves. HSA’s environment teaches discipline, stimulates creativity, builds self-confidence and adds a dimension of beauty to the lives of each student. HSA annually serves nearly 4,000 children through on-site instruction and its vital partnerships with NYC schools. HSA stands apart among the premier arts institutions in New York City, as the sole provider of quality arts education in 4 distinct disciplines – music, dance, theatre, and visual arts. HSA boasts an impressive alumni base of Tony-award winning actors, celebrated operatic voices and jazz musicians, visual artists, dancers, and inspired citizens who cite HSA as the platform from which they launched careers in law, business and other professional fields. For more information about Harlem School of the Arts, visit http://www.hsanyc.org.

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