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NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Visit Riverside County

Chu portrait1-Photo by Strauss Peyton Studios

NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Riverside County, California, on Friday, February 20, 2015. Her trip will include a public event at the Culver Center for the Arts, and site visits to Studio 395 Foundation and the Fender Center’s Kids Rock Free School of Music. Follow @NEAJaneChu on twitter for photos and commentary on her visit to California.

Chairman Chu will begin her visit to Riverside County at the Culver Center for the Arts for a 10:00am event hosted by the Riverside Arts Council. This event will begin with short performances by Intersect Dance Theatre and young singers Ashlen Bullock and Brennely Brown, as well as remarks by Mayor Rusty Bailey. Chairman Chu will speak about the power of the arts and take questions from the audience. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register to attend.

IMG_2913That afternoon at 2:00pm Chairman Chu will meet with the Studio 395 Foundation at the Lake Elsinore Cultural Arts Center. In addition to learning more about Studio 395’s work to engage their community, Chairman Chu will participate in a discussion about the role of creative placemaking.

At 4:00pm Chairman Chu will join Congressman Ken Calvert for a visit the Fender® Center’s Kids Rock Free School of Music in Corona where she will tour the center and hear performances by Kids Rock Free School of Music students:

Kids Rock Free® School of Music Band “No Surrender” led by Lee Zimmer,  Drumline led by Henry Rodriguez, and Vocal Soloist Breanna Carrera

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Let KRF Jazz Up Your Holiday!

CHRISTMAS FLYER (2) 10-14-2013

Time is running out, join Kids Rock Free and J. Boykin for A Jazzy Christmas! This not-to-be-missed holiday concert will be a treat for the whole family. Doors open at 5:00pm to welcome the holiday season with soft jazz tunes and vocals from the 12-piece band.

Kids Rock Free, the local Corona non-profit performing arts school has teamed up with J. Boykin, the owner and founder of the JBMG Music and Educational Center. Together, they are dedicated to providing kids with private and group music lessons and encouraging students to be proactive about their futures.

J. can be seen on the Fox Television series “Glee.” His resume includes opening for Grammy-award winning artist John Legend, as well as performing with Brian Culbertson, Kirk Whalum, and Doc Powell, just to name a few.

J’s band members include Bass player and Music Director Daniel Mills, Drummer Henry Rodriguez of Kids Rock Free, Keyboardist Chris Williams, Guitarist Cesar Ramirez, Vocalist Amore and Ariana Perez. The band will also showcase a young and extremely talented horn section including Rick Casioce Jr. (16) Victoria Choriego (12) and Maximilian Hernandez (11, Kids Rock Free student).

The Concert will also feature a young and talented cast, including a children’s choir composed of kids from the age of 6 to 14, as well as the Kids Rock Free Drumline.

Music will include popular Christmas, Jazz and Gospel tunes that will be a real treat.

Date: December 21, 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Corona Civic Center
815 W. Sixth St.
Corona, CA 92882

Admission is $15.00
VIP Admission is $30.00
Tickets Available Here
Contact: (951) 735-2440

A Jazzy Christmas with J. Boykin

CHRISTMAS FLYER (2) 10-14-2013

A Jazzy Christmas featuring J. Boykin is sure to be extra special. This not-to-be-missed holiday concert will be a treat for the whole family. From 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. welcome the holiday season with soft jazz tunes and vocals from the 12-piece band.

Since the age of eight J. Boykin has been mastering the craft of music on the soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones. At 20 years of age, J. Anton Boykin was already affectionately known as the “Sax Sensation. His talents have taken him from his hometown in Riverside, Ca. all the way to China and many other places in between.

There will also be a special performance by the Kids Rock Free®  Drum line. If all that jazz is just your cup of tea, CDs will be available for sale. Concert proceeds will benefit Kids Rock Free.

Date: December 21
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. at the Civic Center in Corona

Corona Civic Center
815 W. Sixth St.
Corona, CA 92882

Admission is $15.00
VIP Admission is $30.00
Tickets are available on PurplePass.com
Contact: (951) 735-2440