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Community Concert: Notes from the Peace Corps

Sat, Mar 14, 6:00 pm

$20

An Evening of Classical Music Celebrating the Peace Corps!

The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band is partnering with the Northern California Peace Corps Association on a concert program that highlights elements of the Peace Corps mission and experience, and regions where they have made a difference.

The mission of the Peace Corps is to ​​promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:

  1. To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.
  2. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
  3. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

Third Goal through Music

Through music, Northern California Peace Corps Association and the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band promote a better understanding of cultures across the globe.

The program includes music that speaks to the values of the Peace Corps and the work of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) as well as music by composers from countries where the Peace Corps has served. Program highlights include:

  • Symphony No. 3, “JFK” by Boysen
  • In the Steppes of Central Asia by Borodin
  • Lesotho Variations by Carr (RPCV, Lesotho, 1995-97)
  • Persian Dance No. 2 by Molookpour
  • and many more!

All tickets sales benefit the Northern California Peace Corps Association general fund, helping create events for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Peace Corps Volunteer Care Packages, and the Grants Program.

Details

Date:
Sat, Mar 14
Time:
6:00 pm
Tickets Start at:
$20
Tickets & Information:
norcalpca.org/events/notes-from-the-peace-corps
Performance Category:

Location/Venue

Forest Hill Christian Church
250 Laguna Honda Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94116
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