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Union Church hosts benefit concert on Oct. 23

Union Church hosts
benefit concert on
Oct. 23

Union Church of Manila Philippines Foundation, Inc. (UCMPFI), together with Union Church of Manila and DSH Music proudly presents – “S.O.S” A Sunday Organ Special for the Benefit of the Children of Tondo, Mandaluyong and Quezon City – a concert featuring Solo, Duo and Trio Works for the Organ – Vierne’s Carillon de Westminster, Widor’s Andante Sostenuto from Gothique Symphony, Vitali’s Chaconne for Violin and Organ and the Philippine premier of Rheinberger’s Op. 149 Trio.

The concert will be held on Oct. 23, Sunday, 5p.m. at the Union Church of Manila Main Sanctuary, Rada cor. Legaspi Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati.

Featured in the concert are organist and composer, Alejandro Consolacion II, Bangkok-based violinist and pedagogue, Yavet Boyadjiev and cellist and current NAMCYA secretary general, Renato Lucas.

Admission is Free. Donations will be accepted for the benefit of UCMPFI’s Child Education and Nutrition Enhancement Program (CENEP), a feeding and learning program that prepares a total of 180 pre-school children for formal schooling, now in three sites – Tondo (Manila), Brgy. Highway Hills (Mandaluyong) and Project 8 (Quezon City). The program has been running for 13 years in Tondo and Mandaluyong, while the Quezon City site started this school year. All three sites serve children from depressed communities.

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