Finding a Voice: a multi-arts concert

by madolu on January 9, 2010


“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before”
– Leonard Bernstein

How many times can you say that a concert has changed your life? What about the life of one of your neighbors?

What if your presence at a concert could help break the silence surrounding family violence…would you attend?

24 singers. a dancer. visual artists.
writers and actors, too.

Come join with us in our first concert-for-a-cause
To support, honor and benefit
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children

January 31, 2010  -  4pm
Moorings Presbyterian Church – Naples, FL (Click here for a map

Tickets: $15 general admission; $30 patron seating; $5 student
100% of ticket price benefits The Shelter for Abused Women & Children
Purchase tickets online or at the door. Click here to purchase tickets online.

Below is a sample of each score featured in the “Finding a Voice” concert.

Beauty of Your Dreams – Joan Szymko Beauty of Your Dreams

Motherless Child – arr., Fenno Heath Motherless Child

Run – Nitanju Cassel Run

Emma – arr., J. David Moore Emma

The Road Home – Stephen Paulus Road Home

Inscription of Hope – Z. Randall Stroope  Inscription of Hope

Lo, How a Rose / The Rose – arr., Craig Hella Johnson Lo, How a Rose/The Rose

Learn to Love Yourself – Amy Sky and Olivia Newton-John Learn to Love Yourself

Wanting Memories – Ysaye Barnwell Wanting Memories

Still I Rise – Rosephanye Powell Still I Rise

Draw the Circle Wide – Mark A. Miller Draw the Circle Wide

Concert Sponsors and Artists


Absync Realty -
Blue Turtle Graphics / Kim Smith –
Photographic Images by Jim –
TecSmarts, LLC LLC – On-Site and Remote Computer Repair –
Kathy & Bill Hughes, Residential Sales and Rentals, Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. -
Gulf Coast Paralegal Association, Inc. -


J. David Moore – composer –
Stephen Paulus – composer -
Joan Szymko – composer –
Fred Bock Music Publishers –
Santa Barbara Music Publishing –
Rebecca Richardson – jazz -
Island Dance Academy – 239-289-1698
Janina Birtolo – actor, writer –
Diana Giorge – voiceovers –

Photo credits

Jen Gray (Chicago) –
Chris Griffith (Bonita Springs, FL) –
Sandra Milliken (Australia) –
Emmanuelle Brisson (France) –
An anonymous Survivor (Naples, FL)
The National Network to End Domestic Violence –

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