Kretzer Piano Music Foundation presents
Music for the Mind CONCERT,
featuring the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
Youth Touring Company

Concert at the Harriet Himmel Theater for Cultural and Performing Arts at CityPlace to benefit the not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts

January 25, 2016 – The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company will perform a special upcoming public benefit concert at the Harriet Himmel Theater for Cultural and Performing Arts at CityPlace.

As part of the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation’s monthly Music for the Mind concert series, the Youth Touring Company will perform a special benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students (payable at the door), with all proceeds directly benefiting the not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts.

Featuring 35 students in grades 4-12, the Youth Touring Company will perform a high-energy singing and dancing performance featuring everything from Broadway show tunes to Motown hits. Performing songs such as Bye Bye Blackbird, Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In and Raise You Up, this show is perfect for all ages.

“We’re so excited to be a part of the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation’s Music for the Mind concert series,” said Julie Rowe, director of education for the Theatre and Conservatory. “Arts education is a vital part of students’ growth, and we’re looking forward to celebrating and promoting music education through our upcoming concert.”

Held the third Tuesday of every month, the Music for the Mind concerts feature musical groups from Palm Beach and Martin Counties. All proceeds directly benefit the performing organization, with all concerts sponsored by the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation and the Harriet Himmel Theater for Cultural and Performing Arts at CityPlace.

“I can’t wait to hear these talented young people perform in our monthly Music for the Mind concert series,” said Kathi Kretzer-Sayler, founder of the Kretzer Piano Music Foundation. “The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company is changing young lives by providing a healthy outlet for children and by providing performance opportunities that otherwise would not be possible. I have the utmost respect for Julie Rowe and the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for their hard work and financial commitment to offering such a wonderful experience for our children.”

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Youth Touring Company benefit performance will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, at the Harriet Himmel Theater for Cultural and Performing Arts at CityPlace. Directions: From I-95, take exit 70 onto Okeechobee Boulevard. Go East on Okeechobee Boulevard; CityPlace is less than one mile on the left hand side. All tickets (available at the door) are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, please call Kretzer Piano at (561) 748-0036.

About the Conservatory
Drawing nearly 600 students per year, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts is a premiere professional Conservatory that offers a challenging, innovative and quality theatre experience to students of all ages and abilities. In addition to a full schedule of classes, the Conservatory's hands-on workshops and master classes offer students an opportunity to learn first-hand from nationally known directors and Broadway performers, agents and local instructors. More than 25 percent of the Conservatory’s students receive scholarships. For more information about the Conservatory including a full schedule of classes, visit www.jupitertheatre.org/education.

About the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida’s preeminent professional theatres, committed to production and education through its collaborations with local and national artists. Currently the state’s largest award-winning regional theatre, the Theatre draws 100,000 people annually, serves a subscription base of nearly 7,600 and has world-class classroom facilities in support of its Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts, which serves hundreds of youth and adults. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s highest honor for artistic excellence, including the prestigious Bill Von Maurer Award for Theatrical Excellence. For more information about the Theatre’s upcoming shows and Conservatory, visit www.jupitertheatre.org or call the box office at (561) 575-2223.   

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