April 24, 2012. On April 28, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., the Appalachian Music Therapy Student Association will host a concert in Rosen Concert Hall in the Broyhill Music Center to raise autism awareness and benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina. Local musicians will perform a wide variety of music, and guest speakers will talk about their experiences with autism.
Acapella groups Enharmonix, the Mountain Ayres, and Lost in Sound will perform, as well as local singer Cici Kromah. Several members of the Appalachian Music Therapy Student Association will also perform. Speakers include Kendall White, a camp counselor for the Autism Society of North Carolina’s summer camp, John L’Heureux, creator and owner of L’Heureux’s Weather Facebook Page, and Carlyn Waller, senior music therapy major who has worked with clients with autism. The concert will last approximately 90 minutes.
Donations will be accepted, and baked goods will be sold before and after the show. All proceeds will go to the Autism Society of North Carolina.
About the Autism Society of North Carolina
The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) is a statewide organization dedicated to providing assistance to individuals and families of individuals with autism. ASNC provides advocacy for autism, evidence-based training and education for advocates, families, and professionals, and services for individuals with autism. More information is available at http://www.autismsociety-nc.org/.
About Appalachian Music Therapy Student Association
The Appalachian Music Therapy Student Association is an organization whose goals are to educate others about music therapy and raise awareness and support for clients served by music therapy