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2016 Wine Country Film Festival

Simply Strings Concert

Special Event, Cinema of Conscience, Arts in Film / 60 mins

Simply Strings Concert

Muscardini Cellars
September 23, 2016 6:00 pm

Precedes:
The Violin Teacher

Muscardini Cellars
September 23, 2016 6:00 pm

Description

Student musicians from the Santa Rosa Symphony’s Simply Strings Honor Ensemble conducted by Timothy Zieminski, perform before the film. Following the film there will be a discussion about the transforming power of music with the Santa Rosa Symphony Director of Education and Simply Strings Coordinator. This project for young musicians stems from the innovative project known as “El Sistema” developed in Venezuela which nurtured international musicians such as Edicson Ruiz and Gustavo Dudamel .
**Proceeds will help support the Simply Strings program and help buy more violins**

Read about “El Sistema” HERE.


Precedes

  1. The Violin Teacher

    Sergio Machado / Youth, Special Event, Arts in Film / Brazil / 2015 / 104 mins
    *****SPECIAL EVENT! *** FILM & MUSIC***** Based on true events, this movie tells the story of Laerte, a talented violinist who after failing to be admitted into the OSESP (São Paulo Symphony Orchestra) is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a run down public school in Heliopolis, the biggest favela in São Paulo. His path is full of difficulties, but the transforming power of music and the friendship arising between the professor and his students open doors into a new world. ************************ The film show and discussion starts at at 7:30pm. Preceded by: LIVE MUSIC AT 6:30pm Student musicians from the Santa Rosa Symphony's “El Sistema” Simply Strings Honor Ensemble conducted by Timothy Zieminski, perform before the film at 6:30pm. Following the film there will be a discussion about the transforming power of music with the Santa Rosa Symphony Director of Education and Simply Strings Coordinator. Proceeds will help support the Simply Strings program.

    Preceded by: Simply Strings Concert



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Dates & Times

Simply Strings Concert

Muscardini Cellars
September 23, 2016 6:00 pm

Precedes:
The Violin Teacher

Muscardini Cellars
September 23, 2016 6:00 pm