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June 2015

HAT Co Band at Three Rivers Arts Festival

June 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Three Rivers Arts Festival – Acoustic Stage at Gateway, Gateway Center
Pittsburgh, 15222 United States
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Hope Academy’s teen theater company (HAT Co) rocks it out to original songs and popular covers with a five-piece band and five singers. This ensemble is part of a larger group of singers, dancers, actors and musicians who create their own theater, dance and music at Hope Academy of Music and the Arts, an after school and Saturday arts education outreach program of East Liberty Presbyterian Church. This band is under the direction of Emma Cox from the band Color…

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November 2015

Hope Academy Teaching Artists in Concert

November 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ELPC – Chapel, 116 South Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Please join us for this special concert in ELPC's chapel, featuring teaching artists from Hope Academy of Music and the Arts: Anqwenique Wingfield and Gabriel D'Abruzzo; Liza Barley and Gil Teixeira; Kristine Rominski; Laura Reynolds Carmichael; Sarah Greenwald; and Trillium Ensemble (Elise DePasquale, Rachael Stutzman and Katie Palumbo). Throughout the year, these artists give private instruction to hundreds of students, and now it is their turn to take the stage as performers. This performance is free. A freewill offering will…

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January 2016

East Liberty Celebrates MLK @ KST

January 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15206 United States
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Pay What Makes You Happy!

HAT Co (Hope Academy's Teen Theater Company) is performing at this year's 7th Annual East Liberty Celebrates MLK event at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater. Enjoy family-friendly, MLK-themed activities beginning at 12 noon and stay for performances by HAT Co band and other local groups from 2 to 4 pm. Other performers include: 1Hood Media; Tameka Cage Conley; Trevor C. Dance Company; Dreams of Hope; Hope Academy teaching artist, Anthony Williams; and ATC. Our friend Darrell Kinsel will emcee. Pay What…

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April 2016

Interactive Music-Making Workshops – Join the CEEMI Band!

April 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 19, 2016

East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
FREE

CEEMI is an innovative piece of technology that turns any WiFi compatible device – a smartphone, tablet, desktop or laptop computer – into a collaborative electronic musical instrument on the fly. It was specially designed for the performance of music by groups of people without prior musical training. The CEEMI Band will create music together in a series of free weekly collaborative creative music workshops happening this spring and culminating in a public performance. Members of the CEEMI Band will create…

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August 2016

Meet the Music Teaching Artists

August 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States

If you are interested in taking piano, cello or flute lessons at Hope Academy, some of our teaching artists will be available to demonstrate their instruments and talk with you about scheduling lessons with them. You can drop in any time between 2 and 4 pm and meet us in the Music Room on the 3rd floor. Gabriel D'Abruzzo - Piano Helga Scheibert - Piano Ana Diaz - Cello Beth Goldstein - Cello and Suzuki Cello Kristine Rominski - Flute…

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November 2016

Hope Academy Teaching Artists in Concert

November 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ELPC – Chapel, 116 South Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Please join us for this special concert in ELPC’s chapel, featuring teaching artists from Hope Academy of Music and the Arts - Kathleen Andrews, Ben Barson, Laura Carmichael, Anna Elder, Ryan McMasters, Gizel Rodriguez and Gil Teixeira. Throughout the year, these artists give private instruction to hundreds of students, and now it is their turn to take the stage as performers. This performance is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be received. PROGRAM Scherzo from F-A-E Sonata,…

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July 2017

Flute Recital – Rominski & Trotter

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Join us for a lovely evening of flute music with Hope Academy teaching artists, as we welcome Brittany Trotter and say good-bye to Kristine Rominski. Laura Carmichael will accompany on piano. Program: Sonata for Flute and Piano, Otar Taktakishvili I. Allegro Cantabile II. Aria III. Allegro Scherzando Kristine Rominski, flute; Laura Carmichael, piano Tango Etudes, Astor Piazzolla Kristine Rominski, flute Fish are Jumping, Robert Dick Brittany Trotter, flute Flute Concerto, Otar Gordeli Brittany Trotter, flute; Laura Carmichael, piano Zoom Tube,…

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August 2017

Afro Yaqui Music Collective

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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$12

Hope Academy teaching artists, Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez, bring jazz, funk and soul into dialogue with indigenous music of the 21st century. The Afro Yaqui Music Collective (AYMC) is a 9-piece outfit which descends from the ensembles of Guggenhiem award winner Fred Ho, whose work was influenced by West African, global Indigenous and East Asian musics. The AYMC is co-led by Gizelxanath Rodriguez, an internationally performing soprano and activist, who is also a winner of the 2014 ACE Award.…

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September 2017

Church Life Sampler

September 17 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
ELPC – Social Hall, 116 South Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Our annual Church Life Sampler will be held after our Sanctuary worship service. Come “sample” the various worship and service opportunities that ELPC offers. Meet leaders, ask questions, and jump on board! Lunch will be provided and a special activity will be available for children. This also is Visitor’s Sunday, so bring along friends and neighbors to visit ELPC and consider making our church part of their faith journey. So often, once people explore our beautiful building, meet our congregation…

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A Benefit Concert for the Karl Sellner Memorial Scholarship Fund

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Please join us for what is sure to be a great evening of music, food and friendship in remembrance of former Hope Academy student, Karl Sellner. Performers include The Billy Price Band and Afro Yaqui Music Collective with Hope Academy students. Come early to purchase food from food trucks on Penn and Whitfield Avenues and join us for Dinner in the Square. All proceeds will benefit the Hope Academy scholarship fund in Karl’s name. SCHEDULE 5:00 – 8:00 pm -…

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