Shames JCC – Ukraine and the Power of Music with Irena Portenko


January 9, 2023    
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Shames JCC
371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, 10591

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Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine nearly one year ago, internationally renowned Ukranian concert pianist and music teacher Irena Portenka has raised more than $70,000 by organizing and performing in concerts to assist displaced Ukrainian musicians and to support displaced families. She will draw from research and her own personal experience, to speak on how the transformative power of music affects people inside and outside Ukraine. This presentation includes a lecture and music listening experience.