April 19


Children's Concert at United Palace Theatre

Sunday | 4.19.15 | 5:00 PM
St. Paul's Church

The Chelsea Symphony performs the first part of its third annual education concert in conjunction with the Harmony Program, led by Julie Desbordes.

Join us at 4:30 pm for fun and engaging activities including an instrument petting zoo, a rain stick workshop, bird whistle making, origami bird and flower folding and stay for the concert at 5:00 pm!

This concert is FREE

NOTE: the venue for this concert is the United Palace Theatre, 4140 Broadway at 175th St. in Washington Heights

Conductor:  Julie Desbordes


Johann Strauss IIThe Voice of Spring Waltz, op. 140
Seth BedfordPrimavera, World Premiere
Navida Stein, Guest Narrator
Edvard Grieg"Morgenstimmung" from Peer Gynt
Ludvig van Beethoven.Excerpts from Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale"
Aaron CoplandVariations on a Shaker Melody

Featured Artists

Navida Stein
Guest Narrator

Sunday, 4.19

Seth Bedford: Primavera, World Premiere

Navida Stein is an award winning storyteller, actress, musician and writer. As an actress, Navida has worked Off-Broadway & regionally doing new plays, musicals and Shakespeare. TV credits include “Law & Order”, spots for Nickelodeon and she has appeared in independent films and commercials. As a storyteller, Navida tells stories from around the world in many places including the New York Public Libraries, the Hans Christian Anderson statue in Central Park, Scandinavia House, community centers, festivals and many schools. Last …


Originally from Limoges, France, Julie Desbordes is a fast rising conductor known for her engaging style, energetic interpretations and emotional communication with her musicians and audiences. Currently Artistic Director of QUO (the Queer Urban Orchestra) in New York City, her recent international appearances as a guest conductor include concerts in Venezuela, Canada, Hong Kong and Macau. She is also Associate Conductor of Education and Outreach for The Chelsea Symphony (NYC).

Julie’s love for music began from the moment she picked …