The Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund Biennial Fundraising Concert

This special concert features guest artist, flutist Demarre McGill. He will be performing in concert with concert:nova musicians, with brief performances by Ben Carlson-Berne Scholarship recipient Adanya Stephens (piano) and BCB Alumni Lee Griffith (cello).

“Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, flutist Demarre McGill is acclaimed for his “richly saturated tone, spirited technique and expressive warmth” and has quickly become one of the most sought-after flutists of his generation. He enjoys an active career as a leading soloist, recitalist, artistic director and chamber musician. McGill has appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego, Baltimore Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic, among others.”

Please plan to join us for a thrilling concert with this renowned artist and support our mission of bringing classical music instrument lessons to underserved youth! There will be a meet the artist reception following the concert.


Can’t make it but would like to support our mission? You can simply donate on Eventbrite or mail a check to our non-profit fiscal partner:

Activities Beyond the Classroom (memo line: write Ben Carlson-Berne Fund)
635 W. 7th St. Suite 301, Cincinnati, OH 45203

Please note that ticket purchase will show up on your credit card through Activities Beyond the Classroom, not Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund.