Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kelly Nutty, Director of Resource Management
9203788527, [email protected]
Riverview Gardens, Decoda, and Lawrence University Partner to Bring Chamber Music to Fox Valley
Appleton, WI – January 30, 2015 – Riverview Gardens, in collaboration with Decoda and Lawrence University, hosts a series of interactive chamber concerts on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2015, at 7 p.m., and Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., at the Riverview Gardens Community Center, 1101 S. Oneida Street, Appleton, WI 54915. These concerts are free and open to everyone, and light refreshments provided by Stone Cellar Brewing Co. will be served. The series is made possible by an Arts & Culture grantfrom the unrestricted funds of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
“Decoda is a New Yorkbased ensemble whose mission is to create deep artistic connections in our home communities, especially in places where music is rarely heard” says Michael Mizrahi, a member of the group and a professor at Lawrence University, “We are very excited to bring a highly interactive musical experience at Riverview Gardens for the community.”
To RSVP to the concert, please join the event on Facebook OR email RSVP to [email protected]
Riverview Gardens is a financially self-sustaining social enterprising, focused on job-training for people in need, using urban farming in a park-like setting. The dignity-building program focuses on building transferable work skills for individuals with barriers to sustainable employment, thereby addressing root causes of poverty and homelessness.
Decoda is a chamber ensemble comprised of virtuoso musicians, entrepreneurs, and passionate advocates of the arts. Based in New York City, Decoda creates innovative performances and engaging projects with partners around the world.
Lawrence University, a nationally recognized liberal arts college and conservatory of music, is consistently ranked among the nation’s best private colleges. Lawrence draws its 1,500 students from nearly every state and 50 countries.