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OCA-WHV RISING STARS CONCERT

The OCA Westchester and Hudson Valley invites everyone to attend its Tenth Rising Stars Musical Competition and Concert, a showcase for the talents of gifted young Asian Pacific American musicians, featuring music and instruments from east and west.

TENTH ANNUAL RISING STARS CONCERT:

2:00 – 4:00PM, Saturday, March 26, 2017, CHAPPAQUA LIBRARY AUDITORIUM, 195 SOUTH GREELEY AVENUE, CHAPPAQUA, NEW YORK 10514.

The program is co-sponsored by OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley Chapter and the Chappaqua Library.

Admission and parking are free. Light refreshments will be served.

The Rising Stars Concert will provide the audience with an entertaining and culturally enriching musical experience listening to talented young performers from the Westchester and Hudson Valley Asian Pacific American communities, ages 8 to 18. These young artists will be selected through an audition process by a panel of distinguished judges of accomplished musicians and music teachers: Alan Hollander, Lehman College; April Johnson, Hoff-Barthelson Music School; and Jean Newton, Music Conservatory of Westchester.

REGISTRATION FOR AUDITION: http://oca-whv.org/rising-stars.html Deadline: February 20th

AUDITIONS:

6:00-8:00PM, Monday, February 27 and 6:00-8:00PM, Tuesday, February 28; MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF WESTCHESTER, 216 CENTRAL AVENUE, WHITE PLAINS, NY 10601

For questions please email: risingstaroca@gmail.com

OCA founded in 1973, OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates is a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit, membership-driven organization based in Washington, D.C. with over 100 chapters and affiliates around the country. We are dedicated to advancing the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans. OCA-WHV is one of its most actively involved chapters. For more information please check the websites www.oca-whv.org www.ocanational.org

Submitted by: Rose Tan Kaung, OCA-WHV Vice President, Communications and Public Relations

About OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley

OCA was founded in 1973 and is one of the preeminent Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) advocacy leaders on key issues of concern to the over 16 million (APIAs). By working closely with its over 100 chapters and affiliates and in partnership with a diverse group of national advocacy organizations, it has been an effective voice in Washington, DC and across the nation on issues affecting APIAs. The OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley chapter was founded in 1980 and is one of the oldest and most active ethnic advocacy organizations in the County. It is an all-volunteer grassroots organization and encourages the active participation of APIAs in civic and community affairs. OCA-WHV sponsors many programs and activities in service to Asian Pacific Islander Americans as well as our community at large. OCA-WHV continues to develop new programs, particularly among the large and growing Asian immigrant population in the region. Our current focus is on strengthening our outreach program to Asian seniors and on providing scholarships to talented and promising youth facing hardship or need.