Education Takes the Stage Luncheon Hosted by WXXI & RPO

Education Takes the Stage Luncheon Hosted by WXXI & RPO

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. Margaret Martin

Courtesy of The Harmony Project

Please join WXXI and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for its second annual luncheon with guest speaker Dr. Margaret Martin, founder of  LA's Harmony Project.

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 12 p.m. WXXI and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will host a special luncheon at the Riverside Convention Center in support of both organizations' educational programs. Please join us for a fabulous lunch, an inspiring presentation from Harmony Project founder Dr. Margaret Martin, and live music performed by RPYO ensembles and students from Strings for Success. Note: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12 p.m.

Dr. Martin holds a doctorate in Public Health from UCLA in Community Health Science, and additional advanced degrees in Behavior Science, Health Education, and Population and Family Health. She founded Harmony Project in 2001, which has provided instruments and tuition-free group and private music lessons to thousands of the most vulnerable children in Los Angeles, as a means of positive youth development and social inclusion. To read more about Dr. Martin and the Harmony Project, click here.

Tickets to the Education Takes the Stage luncheon are $55 per person or $500 for a table of 10. Tickets are available at the RPO box office, or by calling Michael Ciacia at 454-7311, ext 268.

Proceeds will benefit the educational programs of WXXI and the RPO.

The luncheon is made possible in part by: 

Maestro level:




Concertmaster level:

Keith and Betsy Wilson

Cornerstone Group


Musical level:

Frontier Communications


Patron level:


Drama Kids

Abrams Fensterman, LLP

Dawn and Jacques Lispon

The Bonadio group