World Class Violinist Julian Rachlin Performs for Children's Aid Society School in Washington Heights

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Contact:
Ellen Lubell, The Children’s Aid Society, (w) 212-949-4938, (c) 917-854-6864
Emily Crossan, The Children’s Aid Society, (w) 917-286-1548, (c) 201-344-5742
Diane Blackman, D.L. Blackman & Co., 212-989-3646

NEW YORK – World renowned violinist Julian Rachlin will give a special performance for The Children’s Aid Society of New York at P.S. 152 in Washington Heights on May 22. Accompanied by a pianist, Rachlin will play for over 200 elementary children and have a lively interactive dialogue about music. For many of the children, this performance will be their first exposure to classical music. Rachlin is devoted to children and has frequently worked with UNICEF in Europe over the years.

What:
Award-winning violinist Julian Rachlin will give an hour-long special performance at P.S. 152 in Washington Heights for several hundred elementary school children from the community.

When:
Tuesday, May 22
4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Where:
P.S. 152
93 Nagle Avenue, Washington Heights
(212) 544-0221
Subway: #1 to Dyckman St.

About Julian Rachlin: At the age of 30, Julian Rachlin has already established himself as one of the most charismatic and exciting violinists of his generation. He has performed with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors and is praised for his powerful and refreshing interpretations. Julian Rachlin is famous for bringing down the house at concert halls around the world – his thrilling playing has even been compared to Jimi Hendrix. Such is the lure of Julian Rachlin’s music that celebrities such as Gabriel Byrne, Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Angela Bassett often attend his concerts and visit backstage to congratulate him after his performances.

About The Children’s Aid Society: Founded in 1853, The Children’s Aid Society is a lifeline and safe haven to New York City’s children and families most in need of assistance. Serving more than 150,000 children and their families each year, Children’s Aid fulfills its mission through a broad range of essential health, education and social services. A network of more than 150 cutting-edge programs and services provided at more that 45 locations around New York City supplies a full spectrum of support. Children’s Aid is a leader in providing cost-effective progressive programming. For more information, please visit www.childrensaidsociety.org.

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