Solo Harp Concert by Tomina Parvanova at Historic Church – January 19

100_0926_0149Who is the Artist/Organization? First Presbyterian Church of Newtown
Date of the Event? January 19 (Sunday) at 1:30 pm
Location: Corner Queens Blvd. & 54th Avenue, Elmhurst NY.

R r M to Grand Ave. Newtown stop, Q58,59 * 60 buses to Grand Ave.

Music by: Bach, Viotti, Hindemith, Granjdany and Tournier

Admission $10
All of the proceeds will go to repairs for the church’s buildings, dating from 1895

The Church was established in 1652; the first church in all of western Queens
The Church is Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

About the Artist:
A native of Sofia, Bulgaria, Tomina Parvanova has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Ballet, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and many other orchestras and ensembles. In 2011 she was a harp fellow at the prestigious Tanglewood Music Center. Ms. Parvanova was awarded full scholarships for her Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance from the Boston Conservatory (2009) and her master’s at Boston University College of Fine Arts in (2011). She has garnered numerous awards and honors, including first prize at the Bulgarian International Harp Competition “Young Virtuoso,” second prize at the USA International Music Competition in Boston MA, and a selected candidate to perform at the 9th World Harp Congress, in Dublin, Ireland, “Focus on Youth” concerts. Ms. Parvanova is currently on the faculty of Long Island City Academy of Music (LICAM)
and holds principal harp positions with New York Repertory Orchestra and Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra.

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