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Boston Children's Museum Partners with From the Top to Offer Monthly Concert Series

September 29, 2014
Classically Trained Young Musicians Will Perform at the Museum Starting September 19, 2014
Boston Children's Museum and From the Top have partnered to create a monthly concert series, introducing young Museum visitors to musicians from Boston-based arts organization From the Top, America's premier national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Many of the young musicians featured will also be showcased on NPR's From the Top.

"Boston Children's Museum is fortunate to partner with the wonderful musicians of From the Top," said Steve Schroth, Culture and Performing Arts Educator at Boston Children's Museum. "Their expertise and passion demonstrate the power of making music and sharing it with others. Their arts leadership program not only brings beautiful music that we enjoy, but also opportunities for community engagement and enrichment through the arts."

The musicians are talented, passionate high school students who will share love of art, instruments, and the joy of making music with Boston Children's Museum's visitors. Each performance will take place on a Friday between 6:00 - 6:45 and consist of two short programs. The monthly concert series begins Friday, September 19 at 6:00pm and 6:30pm. Additional dates include November, 14th, January, 16th, February, 20th, March, 20th and April, 17th.

"Collaborating with Boston Children's Museum is a great way to help our young arts leaders share their music and passions," said Linda Gerstle, Director of Education & Community Partnerships at From the Top. "We hope that the kids and families at the Museum have fun and that our musicians experience what it means to inspire a new audience."

For additional information visit www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org

About From the Top

Based in Boston, From the Top is an independent non-profit organization that celebrates the power of music in the hands of extraordinary young people, reaching more than one million people each year. As the preeminent showcase for young musicians, From the Top shines a light on diverse young people ages 8 to 18 by sharing their stories and performances, providing scholarships, and engaging them as leaders in national broadcasts, live concerts and outreach events across the country.

These musicians are role models for all ages, proving the value of hard work in the pursuit of excellence. With From the Top's support, they are inspiring and building audiences with a new appreciation for classical music.

About Boston Children’s Museum

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Hours and Admission

The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fridays until 9:00 p.m. Adults, $14, children (1-15) and senior citizens, $14; children under 12 months and Museum members are always free. Fridays 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., all visitors $1.