A Motown/mashup by MUSE/IQUE to benefit Union Station Homeless Services

October 28, 2013, 6pm, Pandora on Green, www.unionstationhs.org/event/efts

Pasadena, CAUnion Station Homeless Services and Muse/ique are teaming for a spectacular evening of entertainment for a great cause. The 14th annual An Evening for the Station benefit concert will feature a Motown/Mashup by MUSE/IQUE, thecounter conventional” orchestra. The event will be held on October 28 at 6pm, at Pandora on Green in Pasadena.

All proceeds from An Evening for the Station will support Union Station Homeless Services, the San Gabriel Valley’s largest and most comprehensive social service agency assisting homeless men, women and children.

Maestra Rachael Worby is the visionary force behind Muse/ique, a deconstructed orchestra made up of virtuoso musicians, artists, creators, and stellar guests the likes of Flea, Patti Austin, Charlie Haden, Arturo Sandoval, Angela Bassett, and many more.

“Union Station makes this city better place,” says Rachael Worby. “They raise up the dignity and humanity of our community as a whole. As an orchestra founded on the idea of deriving inspiration and imagination from an enlivened civic landscape, we are deeply moved and inspired by their mission.  It is an honor to partner with them for this event.”

Headlining the concert is the multi-talented Ellis Hall. Considered the “Ambassador of Soul,” Ellis has performed with music greats like Ray Charles, Earth Wind and Fire, Kenny G., Stevie Wonder, and more.  Recognized early as a child prodigy, his gifts didn’t come without challenges.  Ellis battled through complete blindness to master the bass, guitar, keyboards, and drums.  Nothing has held him back and his music will enthrall.

Tickets are on sale now! For ticket or sponsorship information, visit www.unionstationhs.org/event/efts or contact (626) 240-4559.

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Union Station Homeless Services, now in its 40th year, is the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency assisting homeless and very low-income adults and families.  Our mission is to help men, women and children rebuild their lives and end homelessness.  Union Station provides comprehensive, community-based programs to help homeless people achieve self-sufficiency, including intake and assessm­­­­­ent, emergency shelter, case management, career counseling, transitional housing, medical and mental health services, women’s and family services, and housing resources.

MUSE/IQUE is a non-profit organization creating inspired live events and innovative outreach programs.  In addition to our public programs, our musicians deliver season long music immersion classes for residential foster youth, and we also deliver free concerts and free tickets throughout the community so that everyone may participate in MUSE/IQUE.  We aim to remove all barriers and become the most accessible orchestra possible with the most interesting audience.  Membership sustains all of our efforts. 

 

Contact: Amanda Green, 626-240-4559, agreen@unionstationhs.org

FOR RELEASE: September 12, 2013

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