3hird Medium and World Interactions Benefit Concert Recital for Myanmar
By Post Saturday, February 16, 2013, 11:22 PM EST
Bergen Community College on Friday, February 15, 2013 under the guidance of Dr. Linda Marcel, Chair of the Music and Arts Department. The Music Interactive Club sponsored this successful musical offering. Doctor Marcel introduced the program and there was a presentation of The Situation of Myanmar by Ko Ye Lin, manager of 3hird Medium.
Rachel Lapkin and Victoria Calderon from Girl Scout Troop 106 presented the meaning of Evocare which is the name of the music composed by Dr. Linda Marcel. Held at
3hird Medium came to the stage and gave the audience a chance to savor the music of Burma. for some of the attendees, it was their first exposure to the Burmese culture.
Following them, Giovanni Sorana , a highly acclaimed pianist, honored the audience with his musical renditions. In one set, Doctor Linda Marcel, also a talented musician, played the Tibetan Bowl while Sorana played the piano. these two talents thrilled the audience.
A contingent of friends of Burmese/Myanmar music travelled from New York and other parts of New Jersey to hear this cultural rendition. They were treated to nibbles, cookies and snacks offered by Music Interactive club president Marian Perez and members of her club.
This unique performance was offered without the sale of tickets, but the audience was asked to make freewill donations. All monies will be received by The 3hird Medium to purchase computers for Myanmar children in need.
3hird Medium is a grass-root non-profit organization based in NYC with the intention of raising funds to take care the orphans and less fortunate children in Burma. Since 2007, the 3hird Medium has built schools and housing, raised food, clothing, medicine, sport equipment, and other supplies, as well as electricity and water systems to over 20 orphanages.