Henri Plays Tchaikovskyin Celebration of National Opera Week!

Concert Violinist and Maestro of Muhammad School of Music (MSOM) Henri Star Muhammad will present a feature performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto as part of Celebrate National Opera Week Western New York on Saturday, October 29 at 3 pm in the MSOM Recital Room of the Market Arcade Building, 617 Main Street in Downtown Buffalo.  The concert will feature Maestro Henri Star and the MSOM Chamber Players, with special guests: Opera Vocalist Danielle DiStephano, Ballerina Amirah Muhammad, and Visual Artist Jarael Adams.  The concert is free and open to the public (donations accepted).

Celebrate National Opera Week WNY supports and promotes opera through special concerts, lectures, and workshops.  MSOM is honored to once again participate with this concert featuring its’ founder and maestro Henri Star performing Tchaikovsky’s monumental one and only Violin Concerto in D major.  Henri says “My teacher taught me next to the human voice, the Violin is best able to express what is in the heart.  The composer Tchaikovsky wrote the quintessential expression of passion, virtuosity, fury, and lyricism in his legendary Violin Concerto in D major, and I hope to express all of this and more through my Violin on October 29.”

Henri Star and the MSOM Chamber Players will be joined in recital by special guests opera singer Danielle DiStephano who has been reviewed as one of WNY’s premiere vocalists; visual artist Jarael Adams, founder Paint the Town, who will paint an original work to the live music; and Buffalo’s “Prima-Ballerina-in-training” and National Ambassador for Brown Girls Do Ballet, Amirah Muhammad, who is just returning from an exclusive weekend training at the American Ballet Theatre in New York City learning the choreography to Tchaikovsky’s ballet Sleeping Beauty.

Don’t miss this spectacular performance of Henri Plays TCHAIKOVSKY, Saturday, October 29 at 3 pm in the MSOM Recital Room of the Market Arcade Building in Downtown Buffalo, 617 Main Street!

MSOM is currently enrolling students for its Fall/Winter Music Session 2016.  The session includes Kindermusik, individual lessons, ensemble classes, local performances, and recitals.  Music instruction for the Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Woodwinds, and Voice is available for students ages 2 through Adult.  All playing abilities are welcome.  Start your musical journey today!  For more information and to register for the MSOM Fall/Winter Music Session 2016 please call or write to: Muhammad School of Music, 617 Main Street, Suite 105, Buffalo, New York 14203; (716)570-5064; Email: Henristar@aol.com or visit www.henristar.com