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Yamaha presents free youth concert at CCPA

June 23, 2017

Yamaha Corporation of America will present a free 2017 U.S. National Junior Original Concert on Sunday, July 16 at 4 p.m. at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. The program showcases the outstanding performance and compositional abilities of some of America's most talented young musicians.

Yamaha is offering the Cerritos community a limited number of free tickets to this special event. Tickets are available only by visiting the CCPA Ticket Office or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the number of tickets requested to the CCPA Ticket Office at 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA 90703. The box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. There is a limit of five tickets per household. Seating is General Admission within a section reserved for members of the Cerritos community.

The concert will feature 14 musicians between the ages of 7 and 15 performing their original compositions. Works presented will range in style from vivid programmatic pieces to toe-tapping jazz and epic film score music, in settings from piano solos and duos to a jazz quartet and larger ensembles, including a 23-piece keyboard orchestra. These talented children are all Yamaha Music Education System students from Yamaha Music Schools across the country.

 

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