When Adalus Low-Manzini comes to Holland this weekend to perform with the Holland Symphony Orchestra, she also will collaborate in a writing program with Latin Americans United for Progress.
The 22-year-old Venezuelan cellist will be performing a solo in concert on Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Concert Hall at the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts,
In addition, Low-Manzini will take part in a writing project sponsored by the HSO and LAUP to help middle and high school students tell their stories. Low-Manzini will talk to the students about her story of leaving her family in Venezuela at 17 to pursue her musical education in the U.S. Because of the political turmoil in the South American country, she hasn’t seen her family in five years.
Learning to tell her story of immigration and passion for music has been key to applying to colleges, scholarships and other opportunities.
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