BOSTON — Nor Serund Youth Folk Ensemble from Yerevan is embarking on a tour of the East Coast, sponsored by the Amaras Art Alliance of Massachusetts. The tour aims to present young Armenian talented musicians to the East Coast communities. Concerts are planned for Haverhill, Mass. on October 12, Providence, RI on October 13, Cambridge, Mass. on October 14, Worcester, Mass. on October 19, Bayside, NY on October 20 and Trumbull, CT on October 21.
Accompanying the traditional Armenian folk instruments of kanon, dhol, duduk, shvi and tar are two vocalists singing favorite Armenian songs.
During their tour, the group will have the opportunity to visit local Armenian schools, the Armenian Heritage Park in Boston, the Armenian Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Jamaica Plain as well as other locations in the Boston area. While in New York, the ensemble will be the guests of St. Illuminator’s Armenian Cathedral and will have a tour of New York City.
The Amaras Art Alliance is a cultural nonprofit organization with a mission to create opportunities for people to get involved in culture, observe and enjoy the traditions and customs of our diverse communities and help keep our society vibrant.
For more information about the Nor Serund US tour or to purchase tickets for the Cambridge concert, visit www.amarasonline.com.