Benefit Concert for Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss in Washington DC

WASHINGTON - May 17, 2015 - PRLog -- The Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss cordially invites the general public to attend our inaugural benefit concert on May 29 at 7:30 pm, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G Street, Washington DC. Performers include local musicians Charles Mokotoff, classical guitarist and Albert Hunt, clarinet.  Special guests include pianist/composer Jennifer Castellano from New York, violinist Stephen Shey from Boston, and jazz singer Mandy Harvey from Orlando, Florida.   The performers all have hearing losses ranging from moderate to profound, and will perform music from the classical and jazz genres.

This concert is unique in that will be accessible to members of the audience with hearing loss as well as those with normal hearing. Real-time captioning and a hearing loop will be available for members of the audience who use telecoil-enabled hearing devices.

The Association is also honored that deaf composer Jay Alan Zimmerman from New York City, who has been called the "Beethoven of Broadway", will be the emcee for this event.

General admission tickets ($20 for adults and $10 for youth ages 10 and up) can be purchased at or at the door.

About the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss

The Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL) is dedicated to creating opportunities for adult musicians with hearing loss to discuss the challenges they face in making and listening to music. The organization provides opportunities for public performance by adult musicians, offers ongoing feedback to improve hearing technology relative to music performance and enjoyment, and provides opportunities to enable hard of hearing and deaf adults to appreciate and make music in ways not previously available. Visit for more information about their activities, including their inaugural conference in Washington DC May 29-30, 2015.

Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss

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