Sun, Mar 20 | BlackRock Center for the Arts, BlackBox

“Jazz with Strings Attached FOCUS, featuring saxophonist Howard Burns”, National String Symphonia

“Jazz with Strings Attached FOCUS, featuring saxophonist Howard Burns”, National String Symphonia

Time & Location

Mar 20, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
BlackRock Center for the Arts, BlackBox, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD 20874, USA

About the Event

Sunday, March 20, 2022

2:00 PM – VIP “Cocktails & Conversations” in the Kay Gallery for Members and NSS Subscribers

3:00 PM – Performance in the BlackBox Theater

National String Symphonia presents:

Jazz with Strings Attached FOCUS, featuring saxophonist Howard Burns

Conducted by David A. Fanning

ABOUT:

Founded in 2013, the National String Symphonia is a fully professional symphonic string orchestra. Their mission is to preserve, promote, and present string orchestra music. Their goal is to reach beyond the archetypical orchestra audience and become an integral part of the musical life of listeners at all ages and stages. NSS seeks to innovate the concert experience and is exploring new and different ways of presenting the music and strives to increase accessibility to and relevance of the music while ensuring high-caliber performances. nssorchestra.org

Four Noveletten, op. 52 (1903) …...... Samuel COLERIDGE-TAYLOR

Remembrance (2013) …...... Alex SHAPIRO

15-Minute Intermission

Focus (1960) …...... Eddie SAUTER

THE PATRON EXPERIENCE:

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HEALTH & SAFETY:

As BlackRock continues to prioritize the health and safety of our visitors, staff, students and artists, it is required (until further notice) that anyone inside the building must wear a mask and anyone age 12+ must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

​If you are unable to be vaccinated, you may provide proof of a PCR or Rapid COVID-19 antigen test taken within 48 hours of the performance prior to entering BlackRock Center for the Arts. At-home tests will not be accepted.

For questions, please reach out to BlackRock’s Patron Services Director, Josh Oliver – joliver@blackrockcenter.org

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