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MPR's 11th Concert

Attacca Quartet

Music for Parkinson's

(photo one, Attacca Quartet, credit-Lisa Marie Mazzucco)

Ticket Levels

  • Friend: $50: includes admission for one.
  • Supporter: $75: includes admission for one.
  • Patron: $100: includes admission for one.
  • Silver: $250: includes admission for two, listing in event program.
  • Gold: $500: includes admission for two, listing in event program,
    reserved seating placement.
  • Platinum: $1,000: includes admission for four, listing in event program, reserved seating placement, MPR and PDF website recognition.

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Music for Parkinson's

Thank you to all who joined the11th Annual Music for Parkinson's Research concert on Sunday, December 8 in Rye, NY!

Stay tuned for photos from the event. All proceeds from the concert benefit PDF's research programs.

What: An afternoon of chamber music, followed by a wine and cheese reception, benefitting PDF's research programs. It will feature a performance by the Attacca String Quartet, with Gena Raps on piano and John Stine on clarinet; and a poetry reading by award winning poet and best-selling author Robin Morgan, who will read a selection from "The Grey Matter Suite" from her new in-progress book of poems, Dark Matter.

When: Sunday, December 8 at 3:30 PM

Where: Dunn Performing Arts Center, Rye Country Day School, Rye, New York

Who: Parkinson's Disease Foundation, led by Music for Parkinson’s Research (MPR). MPR was founded in 2003 with the mission of raising money in support of Parkinson’s research, by sponsoring an annual musical event in Westchester.

Event Committee: Jane and David Bloomgarden, Francie Camper, Carol Chase, David and Jane Eger, Jonathan Eger, Fernando Fajardo, Ellen Grober and, Alan Weiner, Denny Jacobson, Eileen Lehrer, Robert Mencher, Martin and Cynthia Mintz, Carolyn Perla, Regina Schwarz, John and Naomi Stine, Judy Zendell.

Directions: Rye Country Day School’s Dunn Performing Arts Center

  • From the West: Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287) to Exit 11, Rye. Bear right at end of ramp onto Boston Post Road. (Rt. 1) south. Continue 3/10 mile past RCDS playing fields to first light. Turn right onto Cedar St. Continue 1/10 mile to first intersection. Turn right onto Grandview Ave. and immediately bear right into the RCDS parking lot. The Dunn Performing Arts Center is the large red brick building adjacent to the north side of the parking lot.
  • From the South via Hutchinson River Parkway: North to Exit 26 (I-287 east/Port Chester/Rye). Bear left after first traffic light, onto 287 east to exit 11, Rye. Bear right at end of ramp onto Rt. 1 south. Continue 3/10 mile past RCDS playing fields to first light. Proceed as above.
  • From the South via I-95: Take I-95 to Exit 20 (Rye/Route 1 South). At end of ramp, turn right onto Rt. 1 (Boston Post Rd.) Continue to second light, turn right onto Purdy Ave. Continue to first traffic light, turn right onto Purchase St. Proceed to first stoplight and turn right onto Cedar St. Proceed as above.
  • From the North: I-95 to Exit 21 (White Plains/I-287/Port Chester/Rye). Bear right toward Midland Ave. At end of ramp, turn left onto Midland. Continue to first light and turn right onto Peck Ave. Continue to end of Peck Ave. and turn right onto Boston Post Rd. (Rt. 1 north). Turn left at first light onto Cedar St. Proceed as above.
  • From Grand Central Station via Metro-North: Take the New Haven line to Rye. Upon exiting the train, cross over the tracks to the station house (you can also cross under the tracks by exiting toward the rear of the train where there is a tunnel at the end of the platform). Once you are on the other side, walk under the I-95 bridge to Cedar St., which runs parallel to the train tracks. Turn right on Cedar St. and walk about 100 yards up the hill. Turn left on Grandview Ave. and enter the RCDS parking lot. The Performing Arts Center is the large red brick building adjacent to the north side of the lot.

Learn More about Music for Parkinson's Research: For further information regarding Music for Parkinson’s Research, please contact David Eger at (914) 424-9547.