Greene County News
YELLOW SPRINGS — In honor of Friends Music Camp’s dedication to community, it will present the 33rd Annual Friends’ Music Camp Concert to benefit Glen Helen Nature Preserve.
Drawing talented youth from around the country, Friends Music Camp offers young people an opportunity to pursue musical excellence, personal and spiritual connection, and a challenge to make a valuable and unique contribution that strengthens their society.
Performances include solos by Charlie Skutt, cellist, performing Chellocommotion by Katz; and Ben Cauley, pianist, performing Sechs Kleine Klavierstücke Op. 19 Schönberg. The evening features a celli trio, including Carina Geissler, Brannen Dickson and Charlie Skutt, performing Chanson Triste by Tchaikovsky and includes performances by Friends Music Camp Staff, the FMC Chorus and FMC string ensembles.
The Friend’s Music Camp Concert is co-directed by Peg Champney of Yellow Springs, as well as Drea Gallaga and Nick Hutchinson of Chicago, Illinois.
The 33rd annual benefit concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30 at the Antioch College Foundry Theater, located at 920 Corry St. Tickets are available online at glenhelen.org, at the Glen Helen Nature Shop, located at 405 Corry St. or at the door on the evening of the concert. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $6 for students; children under the age of 12 are free with adult admission. Proceeds from this event benefit Glen Helen Nature Preserve.