By the Jenny Lin Foundation
The 2012 Jenny Lin Summer Youth Concert, featuring over 300 young musicians, is scheduled for Friday, July 27, 2012, at the on 19300 Redwood Road in Castro Valley.
The concert starts at 7 p.m., and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is open to general public free of charge.
Since 1994, the Jenny Lin Foundation has been dedicated to improving the safety and well being of the community. The Summer Music Program is one of the major program services of the Foundation.
Each year during the months of June and July, the Foundation offers six weeks of free practice sessions to music students, and showcases their talents to the general public through the concert performance near the end of July. Over the past 18 years, more than 3,500 young musicians have enjoyed the benefits of the free Jenny Lin Summer Music Program.
After 18 years of cultivation, the Jenny Lin Concert, which was started by a small group of Jenny’s musician friends who wanted to keep her memory alive, has now grown into a giant summer music camp.
This year, more than 300 young musicians, between the ages of 12 to 18, have participated in the Jenny Lin Summer Music Camp, and will perform in the concert this coming Friday. The musicians come from over 50 schools in 13 cities throughout the East Bay — the largest group of performers to date.
The concert is just one of the major program services sponsored by the Jenny Lin Foundation. Other Foundation-sponsored programs include scholarships for young musicians, safety awareness program, and the
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Anyone with information please contact Sgt. Dickson at the Alameda County Sheriff's Department at (510) 667-7721 or the Jenny Lin toll free hotline at (855)4-JENNY-LIN.