Vineyard Theatre – Vineyard Theatre 2019 Gala Auction
Auction Ends: May 16, 2019 09:00 PM EDT

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Private Jazz Piano Performance from Composer and Pianist Liz Magnes

Item Number
153
Estimated Value
Priceless
Opening Bid
$50 USD  -  Item Has a Reserve

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Item Description

Looking for a master pianist to liven up your event, benefit, or maybe just for a relaxing night in? Look no further -- we are excited to offer a private performance by noted composer and pianist Liz Magnes.

Liz Magnes combines an extraordinary approach to jazz piano with a World Music flavor to create a totally new and fresh solo jazz piano sound. Her signature blend of American and Middle Eastern jazz is an exciting meeting of East and West.

Living most of her adult life in Jerusalem, Liz distinguished herself a most dynamic and creative solo jazz pianists, performing in major clubs, concert halls and jazz festivals, including Europe and the U.S.A. Her tours included such diverse venues as the Village Gate and Bradley’s in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, as well as in jazz festivals abroad and in the U.S. While living in Egypt Liz performed at the Cairo Jazz Club, the Cairo Opera House, and the Great Hall in Alexandria.

Liz holds a degree in Clinical Art Therapy and in 1979 was a Fulbright Fellow to the Salzburg Seminar as an Art Therapist. In 1994, she was granted the prestigious fellowship of Artist-in-Residence at the Cite Des Arts in Paris, awarded by the Cultural Ministry of France. In 2001, Liz received a coveted grant from the Bank Street School to create, develop and teach music seminars to students and parents together in public schools in the Bronx.

Special Instructions

  • Performance date subject to Mrs. Magnes's availability.
  • Performance time will not be longer than 60 minutes
  • Venue can be the winner's home or event space if it is in NYC, but must have a piano on hand.