Third Annual Make Music Los Angeles June 21st 2014
Mayor and Key Partners Support Citywide Celebration of Live Music
(Los Angeles, CA) June, 20, 2014 Make Music LA (MMLA www.MakeMusicLA.org)
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, an avid jazz pianist says, “This is a citywide musical showcase bringing families, friends, and communities together. I encourage you to invest in the future of arts in Los Angeles - as an organization, business, institution or individual - by supporting Make Music LA this year.”
In a Mass Appeal event Grammy Award wining artist Daniel Ho will teach members of the audience how to play the Ukulele at an event hosted by the Griffith Park Adult Community Center, Council District 4, Tom LaBonge, LA City Department of Recreation and Parks, NAMM Foundation, Alfred Music, and Making Music Magazine. The audience is encouraged to bring a Ukulele and play along with Daniel. 1:00 PM, Griffith Park, 3223 Riverside Drive, LA 90027.
Make Music LA celebrates the 200th birthday of Adolph Sax inventor of the Saxophone with a Mass Appeal event “Calling All Saxes”. Tony white distinguished musician, educator and philanthropist is the musical director. Everyone who plays a Saxophone is invited to play, students, amateurs and professionals are welcome. This historic Saxophone “Happening”
Key supporters of this year's Los Angeles event include the, Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Department of Neighborhood Empowerment/
Dorsay Dujon, founder and chief executive officer for MMLA comments, “We are thrilled by the response so far to the third annual Make Music Los Angeles and look forward to enabling another jubilant celebration of music and the arts on June 21st. Whether you’re eight or eighty-four, a student musician or seasoned pro, singer, dancer or just appreciative listener, this day truly offers participation to everyone. We are honored to be a part of this global day of community – for Los Angeles, and for our neighborhoods.”
About Make Music Los Angeles
Make Music Los Angeles, inaugurated in 2012, engages all communities of Los Angeles in an annual cross-cultural celebration of the power of music and art to enrich lives through education and musical performances in neighborhoods across the county. MMLA is based on France’s Fête de la Musique, a national musical holiday inaugurated in 1982. The festival is celebrated on the same day in 800 cities and 110 countries, including New York, Chicago, Denver, Palo Alto, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Cape Town, Bogota, Syria, and Morocco.
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