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"Music for a Cause" Concert Supports Americans in Need of Disaster Relief

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EBHS Senior Bryan Tong will raise funds for disaster relief. Credits: piano-e-competition.com
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In response to the disaster relief necessary in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, EBHS Senior Bryan Tong, who has brought honor and distinction to himself and the school district's music program, will play a benefit concert for the American Red Cross.

The East Brunswick Arts Commission is proud to announce its "Music for a Cause" concert. On Sunday, October 22, pianist Bryan Tong will be performing a free concert at the Community Arts Center. Those in attendance are asked to make a donation in lieu of admission. All donations will be sent to the American Red Cross on behalf of the Township of East Brunswick.

           

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Tong is a senior at East Brunswick High School. He was named a Licentiate of The Royal Schools of Music in Piano Performance after passing the LRSM examination with distinction.  Bryan has performed in various world famous venues, including Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Additionally, he was invited to perform in Ehrbaar Hall in Vienna. He also received 2nd place in the Young Artist category of the VI Chopin International Piano Competition.

 

Over the past two summers, Bryan has been accepted into numerous international music festivals aimed toward graduate and post-graduate students, in Austria and Italy. As a result, Bryan has had the opportunity to work with some of the most distinguished artists from around the globe.

 

Throughout the years, Bryan has had the great honor of taking part in numerous benefit concerts and he is happy to lend his immense talent to this worthy cause of supporting those in need across the country. The Music for a Cause concert will be held at 3:00 on October 22 at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road.

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