2015 Building Bridges Toward World Harmony
The Possibility of the 9th Annual Universal Music Day is the Possibility of Heart Song Awakened and Expressed!
Drum Roll Please~~~ The Honorary Chairperson for the 9th Annual Universal Music Day October 10, 2015
MAESTRO RON MODELL
Ron Modell Founded the Northern Illinois University Jazz Band. Ron played with all the Music Greats of that era!
Quincy Jones describes Ron Modell as an outstanding trumpet player — a superlative Musician and suggests that his proudest accomplishments would be his commitment to his work as an Educator.
He was First Chair in two symphony orchestras, played with the Music Greats like Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Clark Terry, Louie Bellson, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Mario Bauza and Machito, “Pops”, Louis Armstrong, Doc Cheatham, Bobby Tucker, the arranger for Billie Holiday & Billy Eckstin, “Jake” Don Jacoby, Stan Kenton, and at his last concert at NIU Ron was honored by~~Duke Ellington.
Thank you Maestro for your decades of dedication to Music, Music-Making, Musicians and Music Education. We are so blessed by your presence as the Honorary Chairperson for Universal Music Day.
Our fervent desire is that over the coming decades Universal Music Day instills that same passion and LOVE of Music that you have offered the World!
Quincy Jones and UMD recommend Ron’s book “Loved Bein” Here With You”. Besides being a FUN read, it is packed with valuable information and wisdon!
The Events for the 9th Annual Universal Music Day start on the 18 September 2015 and the Grand Finale will take place on the 11 October 2015 from 2 to 4PM with VIP Meet and Greet until 5PM
PLEASE NOTE: this is SUNDAY
Program for 2015
Art Show: depicting MUSIC at UUClearwater.org Octagon Art Center with about 15 Artist. Opening 18 September 2015 from 7 to 9PM Music by Duo Vida — Abasi Ote and Teresa Arruza. Plus we will have our second Children’s Choice Awards – using a colored star system the children get to learn and discern different aspects of ART.
Carter G. Woodson African American Museum: Movie Night & Panel Discussion
October 7, 2015 from 7 to 9 PM. “Hidden Colors” a must see! Plus Panel Mr. Milton Howard, Jr. (Musician and Author of 8 books about the Power of Music) His business partner researcher and MD. Dr. Nicole Murray and Founder of Universal Music Day, Susan Patricia Golden
2nd Saturday Art Walk for October 10: for the second year in a row some of the Artist of St. Pete are showing Art works depicting Music and some will have live Music. So far: Craftsman House, Creative Clay/Good Folk Gallery, Lynn Merhige, The Clay Center to make a one note Ocarinas, Avenue 5 Art Studio have all agreed. Consider starting your holiday shopping early and support you local Artist. You gifts will send out the vibrational energy of the LOVE with which they were created to your loved ones home!
Instruments for Life Nathan Perez is collecting 100 instruments and 5 Music lessons to distribute to Music-making deprived children. GO NATHAN!!!
Concert and audience participation on October 11 2015 will be held in St. Petersburg. See Musician’s page for more information!
Special! Grab your pass before October 1 and receive a free gift! While supplies last…
Grab your coat and hat – it’s time for the 9th Annual Universal Music Day!
Held at the Bayfront Hilton Hotel on October 11, 2015 from 2 – 4 pm, this will be the best way to spend your Sunday afternoon.
Come join the fun fest where musicians will play, singers will harmonize, and spirits will be uplifted as we celebrate one of our fundamental rights of life.
Music is a power that unites and moves nations. It can soothe, it can excite, it can promote a rainbow of emotions.
Who knows what journeys you will take as the music gives you the vehicle to remember or the space for you to envision your fantasies?
Like what you hear? Artists will have CDs for sale at the event so that you can keep enjoying the vibe.
Come be a part of the excitement!
There are three ways to participate in this gala event:
- $25 General Admission – Come enjoy the festivities and let the music unleash your inner child. Ticket includes admission for one young person 16 years and younger;
- $50 VIP – Step it up to the next level. Attend a Meet and Greet after the performance, further enriching your experience. This is a great opportunity to get your book or CD signed and meet the artists up front and personal.
- Use this opportunity to promote your business! You can secure your spot below or go here to learn more and sign up.
9th Annual Universal Music Day
Building Bridges Toward World Harmony
Sunday, October 11, 2015 2 – 4PM
VIP Meet and Greet 4:15 – 5PM
Hilton St Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st Street South
St Petersburg, FL
If you are General Admission and bringing a young person, please indicate in the Special Instructions box during purchase.