They Would Only Walk: 7th Annual Benefit Concert for Buffalo String Works
341 Delaware Ave
341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202, USA
Join Buffalo String Works for our 7th Annual Benefit Concert held virtually this year!
Concert Headliners are our BSW students, of course! They perform the world premiere of They Would Only Walk, a piece written for our students by composer and documentarian, Mary Kouyoumdjian. Our students are featured as musicians and the voices of our students and parents narrate the stories of their journeys from their countries of origin to Buffalo, NY. The Buffalo Chamber Players join our students on the virtual stage.
Full Artist Lineup: Matt Berninger (The National), Aaron Dessner (The National), Bryce Dessner (The National), Laurel Sprenglemeyer (Little Scream) and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), Gail Ann Dorsey, Time for Three, Joshua Roman, Lisa Hannigan, Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut), Potter's Field, Buffalo String Works students, and Buffalo Chamber Players
Special Guest Appearance: JoAnn Falletta
The Virtual Benefit Concert premieres on Saturday, March 20 at 7pm and remains available through Saturday, March 27 at 11:59pm.
Ticket prices range from $20 to $150, with each level having its own fantastic perks!
Early Birds who purchase their tickets by 5pm on Saturday, March 20 have exclusive access to our Silent Auction -- featuring items from Patagonia, the North Face, Adidas, photography from Keith Ladzinski, and more -- from Monday, March 8 at 12 p.m. to Saturday, March 20 at 7 p.m. EST. We’ll announce winners on March 20 before opening the auction to the general public with any leftover items. This is your chance to win big now!
A limited number of dinner and drink packages, generously donated by The Left Bank, will be made available for pick-up to Western New York residents with 100% of the proceeds going directy to BSW. **Meal options can be viewed here. Please select your choice of meal during checkout.**
Thank you to our sponsors:
ABOUT BUFFALO STRING WORKS
Buffalo String Works provides rigorous music instruction and a creative home for youth in Buffalo, NY, many of whom are displaced from all over the world. Founded and led by local musicians, BSW fosters hope and compassion through the universal language of music. We aim to cultivate a positive space that supports our students’ development into curious, confident individuals who make a difference in their community: exemplary musicians who are also exemplary citizens.
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