CONCERT FOR PEACE: PEACE LIKE A RIVER

Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm CT
Glenview Community Church
1000 Elm Street
Glenview, IL. 60025
Free will donation to benefit Hands of Peace

The Simple Gifts Concert Series of the Glenview Community Church hosts a concert exploring the theme of peace on Sunday, November 14 at 3:00 pm.

Violinist Katherine Hughes, saxophonist Kevin Kizer, organist Gary Wendt, vocalist Tricia Melzer Swaydrak, the Artistrings String Quartet, jazz vocalist Jade Maze, and the rhythm section of Kent Wehman, Ken Haebich, and Neal Wehman, and singer/songwriter/multimedia artist Linda Marie Smith perform songs about peace in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary, including original compositions.

Collaborating with these musicians will be representatives of different faith communities including Dr. Koray Aydin, Dr. Ali Yilmaz and Hakan Barberson of Group Yakamoz, the Joyful Ringers Bell Choir and Elliot Dvorin and Doreen Kane of the Key Tov Orchestra. Enjoy a post-concert reception featuring a peace-themed art show curated by Robin Woodsome with a demonstration of Ebru, the traditional Turkish paper-marbling art, by Meryem Askin.  Masks, please.

The concert is being organized by Katherine Hughes. Ms. Hughes is a professional violinist, performing in and around the area for over 45 years. She and her husband, Kevin Kizer, are long time Glenview residents. Katherine is a member of the Glenview Community Church and for the last 9 years has organized the Concert for Peace, which benefits Hands of Peace.

For more information:
Sheryl Long: (847) 562-0519 or (847) 612-6239
Glenview Community Church:  (847) 724-2210

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