Silence the Violence Concert


October 23


05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Event Category:

Accord Symphony

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National United Methodist Church


National United Methodist Church

3401 Nebraska Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

Washington, DC, US, 20016

Silence the Violence: 7th Annual Benefit Concert Raising Funds and Awareness For Gun Violence Prevention in DC

7th Annual Benefit Concert Raising Funds and Awareness For Gun Violence Prevention in DC.

Oct. 23, 2022, 5:00-7:00 pm

Location: Metropolitan Memorial campus of National United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington DC

Tickets are $20, all sales and donations directly benefit the TraRon Center, helping those affected by gun violence heal through the arts. The evening will also include a silent auction for a garden trowel sculpted by artist Stephanie Mercedes from a gun confiscated by DC Metropolitan Police, with all monies raised directly benefitting the TraRon Center.

Featuring a mix of classical and pop music, this year’s concert artists are the Accord Symphony Orchestra, DC Strings Workshop’s flagship ensemble, which, under the direction of Juan Gallastegui, is dedicated to bringing music to underserved communities in the District, Maryland and Virginia; Nikita Borisevich and Margarita Loukachkina, a dynamic violin and piano duo combo who headlined the Arts Council’s May concert; and Washington National Opera bass/baritone Christian Simmons.

Performers: DC String;

The Borisevich duo;

and Christian Simmons

Tickets are available online and at the door. Please note: All ticket sales are final, non-refundable, and for the benefit of The TraRon Center.

Sponsored by the National United Methodist Church Arts Council and the Gun Violence Prevention (GVP) Team, and concert partners Temple Sinai, Adas Israel and the Washington National Cathedral.

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