President And First Lady Obama's White House East Room Increasingly Getting Makeover As Musicians And Artists Den
First Lady Michelle Obama has created the new The White House Music Series to celebrate the arts, to demonstrate the importance of arts education, and to encourage young people who believe in their talent to create a future for themselves in the arts community be it as a hobby or as a profession. On Wednesday, November 4, First Lady Michael Obama will welcome violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, guitarist Sharon Isbin and pianist Awadagin Pratt to the White House's East Room to take part in the event that will include student workshops for 120 middle and high school students followed by an evening concert. Previous White House Musicians and Artists Den events have featured jazz, country and Latin musicians. President Obama will make remarks at the evening concert that will feature the four musicians performing solo works and that will be streamed live on www.whitehouse.gov.
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