Finding a Voice: a multi-arts concert

by madolu on January 9, 2010


“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before”
– Leonard Bernstein

How many times can you say that a concert has changed your life??What about the life of one of your neighbors?

What if your presence at a concert could help break the silence surrounding family violence?would you attend?

24 singers.?a dancer.?visual artists.
writers and actors, too.

Come join with us in our first concert-for-a-cause
To support, honor and benefit
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children

January 31, 2010? -? 4pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church – Naples, FL (Click here for a map

Tickets: $15 general admission; $30 patron seating; $5 student
100% of ticket price benefits The Shelter for Abused Women & Children
Purchase tickets online or at the door.?Click here to purchase tickets online.

Below is a sample of each score featured in the “Finding a Voice” concert.

Beauty of Your Dreams – Joan Szymko Beauty of Your Dreams

Motherless Child – arr., Fenno Heath Motherless Child

Run – Nitanju Cassel Run

Emma – arr., J. David Moore?Emma

The Road Home – Stephen Paulus Road Home

Inscription of Hope – Z. Randall Stroope ?Inscription of Hope

Lo, How a Rose / The Rose – arr., Craig Hella Johnson Lo, How a Rose/The Rose

Learn to Love Yourself – Amy Sky and Olivia Newton-John Learn to Love Yourself

Wanting Memories – Ysaye Barnwell Wanting Memories

Still I Rise – Rosephanye Powell Still I Rise

Draw the Circle Wide – Mark A. Miller Draw the Circle Wide

Concert Sponsors and Artists


Absync Realty -?
Blue Turtle Graphics / Kim Smith ??
Photographic Images by Jim ??
TecSmarts, LLC LLC – On-Site and Remote Computer Repair ??
Kathy & Bill Hughes, Residential Sales and Rentals, Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. -?
Gulf Coast Paralegal Association, Inc. -??


J. David Moore ? composer ??
Stephen Paulus ? composer -?
Joan Szymko ? composer ??
Fred Bock Music Publishers ??
Santa Barbara Music Publishing ??
Rebecca Richardson ? jazz -?
Island Dance Academy ? 239-289-1698
Janina Birtolo ? actor, writer ??
Diana Giorge ? voiceovers ??

Photo credits

Jen Gray (Chicago) ??
Chris Griffith (Bonita Springs, FL) ??
Sandra Milliken (Australia) ??
Emmanuelle Brisson (France) ??
An anonymous Survivor (Naples, FL)
The National Network to End Domestic Violence ??

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