New England School of the Arts (NESA) invites you to an evening filled with the best the Upper Valley has to offer. You will experience video testimonials from renowned artists alongside live performances from community dance groups, vocalists, and instrumentalists — all in support of NESA.
Standout video testimonials from Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls), Noah Kahan (on tour supporting with his new album Stick Season), and acclaimed composer/author/lecturer/performer Bruce Adolphe (aka the Piano Puzzler from American Public Media).
Guest speakers include author, educator, and comedian Cindy Pierce and Professor of Music at Dartmouth College Dr. Mike Casey.
Live musicians and performers include:
Lebanon Ballet School, The Dance Collective, White River Ballet Academy
Annemieke McLane, collaborative piano
Julie Ness, voice
Tristan Bellerive, guitar
Jennifer Langhus, voice
Tommy Crawford, actor, musician, and composer
Danielle Chambers, Broadway Inspirational Voices and Leslie Uggams daughter
Seamus Good (guitar) and Cameron Silliman (voice) from Granite Garden
Bill Keck (Tuba) Alastair Stout (Piano) and Ron Wold (French Horn)
local 9th-12th grade performers, and more!
All proceeds benefit the launch of this new, innovative, private arts high school opening in the fall of 2023 in downtown Lebanon.