Youth concert to be held Feb. 3 by LOV and Newark Arts Council

A press release from the League of Volunteers:

The League of Volunteers – LOV and the Newark Arts Council will present a concert  featuring  “A Salute to Youth” – talented local young people in the field of instrumental music, vocal and dance.

The concert is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3.

Come enjoy vocalist Amy Mendonca singing music from movies and musicals. Amy is a graduate of Mission San Jose High School and was LOV’s Fred Jueneman Music Scholarship winner in 2012.

You will tap your feet and want to get up to dance with the music of the Thornton Junior High School Jazz Band under the direction of Ross Gershenson. Following an intermission with complimentary refreshments, the Bay Area Star Company from Dancemakers will perform.  Dancemakers is under the direction of Marcy Borghi.

Rounding out the afternoon of entertainment will be the Newark Memorial High School Advanced Choir under the direction of Joanne Hong.

LOV’s concerts are held at the MacGregor/Bridgepoint School Auditorium, 35753 Cedar Blvd., Newark. There is easy access and parking in the rear, as well as in the front parking lot. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 2 p.m.

For information call 510-793-5683 or check the website www.lov.org.

Chris DeBenedetti

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