Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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Triad Theater
158 W 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023

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Carla Sullivan
Daniel's Music Foundation

A transformational experience of live performances that explores and celebrates the healing force of music


Please join us on Tuesday, December 11th at the Triad Theater, for the Power of Music Concert Series - presented by Daniel's Music Foundation and One Vision Music. Enjoy moving performances by Dina Fanai and Bob Kinkel, as well as the Co-Founder of Daniel's Music Foundation, Daniel Trush with Artistic Director, Gerard Powers plus other special guests, as they share their own personal experiences of the transformative power of music. All proceeds benefit Daniel's Music Foundation programs. We look forward to seeing you there! 


Bob Kinkel -  Robert Kinkel is a music producer and professional session keyboardist best known for his role as a co-creator/co-producer/co-composer, musical director and touring keyboardist with Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He co-wrote TSO’s 2 hit multi-platinum selling songs “Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)", and “Wizards in Winter” resulting in sales close to ten million. In the past 30 years, Bob has worked with artists such as Five for Fighting, The Who, Aerosmith and Genesis; as well as creating and being the voice on the infamous jingle for Hefty (“Hefty Wimpy”) He was educated at Columbia University & Hamilton College, and has received honors and awards from Williamsville Education Foundation and Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. Besides continuing to write for TSO, Bob is currently producing new recording acts, developing a musical for Broadway and teaching as an artist in residence at Hamilton College. http://www.trans-siberian.com/about/composer

Jennifer Cella -  Jennifer Cella is best known for her work as lead vocalist with the multi platinum group Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Jennifer’s voice can be heard on the timeless classic “Christmas Canon Rock” as well as many other TSO studio tracks. With TSO Jennifer captivated sold out audiences on some of the worlds most prestigious stages including the world famous Madison Square Garden. She has sung along Rock and Roll hall of famers Joan Jett and Roger Daltrey and has been featured on Good Morning America and Live with Regis and Kelly. Her latest project, the new electronic-pop band Beauty In The Machine,  just recently released their first 2 singles and will be debuting their first EP in December of 2018. Jennifer loves to give back with her music whenever she can, whether it be visiting kids in the Children’s hospital or raising money for scholarship funds at Brooklyn College. Last year she helped raise $12,000 for the American Red Cross to benefit hurricane victims. Tonight she is honored to be a part of The Power of Music to benefit the Daniels Music Foundation. @jennifer_cella

Dave Eggar 
Four-time Grammy nominated artist Dave Eggar has performed throughout the world including solo appearances in Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center, Barbican Center and the Hollywood Bowl. Dave continues to tour and record with artists such as Foreigner (as the Dave Eggar Orchestra) Phillip Phillips, Frank Ocean, Amy Lee (Evanescence) and Taylor Swift. He has also composed and arranged award-winning movie soundtracks including Beasts of the Southern Wild, Anonymous, Without and Walk To Beautiful. Throughout his career, Dave has performed and recorded with artists such as, Josh Groban, The Who, Paul Simon, Andrea Bocelli, Bon Jovi, Tony Bennet, Coldplay, Ornette Coleman, Breaking Benjamin, Patti Smith and Michael Brecker. He is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Doctorate from the Juilliard School. Dave is a mentor master teacher for Lincoln Center Meet the Artist, National Young Arts and Virginia Pro-art. He has also worked extensively on the use of music in conflict resolution in areas such as Mindanao, Philippines and Indonesia. 

Nina HowlandNina Howland is 16 years old and is a junior vocal major at LaGuardia High School for Music and Art. She appeared as a soloist with the cast of Beautiful - the Carol King Musical, on the Carols for a Cure album vol. 19. Nina is proud to have recorded I Have a Voice for Broadway Kids Against Bullying, and performed the song with composer Frank Wildhorn at The Wish Ball for the Make a Wish Foundation. Nina also played Young Fiona in the national tour of Dreamworks' Shrek the musical, and sang in the choir for the national tour of Handel's Messiah Rocks.  Along with her passion for music, Nina is an accomplished soccer player, and plays for Asphalt Green premiere and for her high school. She captains both teams. She thanks Dina Fanai for her passion for the Power of Music, and is thrilled to be here with this beautiful group of people. @nina.howland

"Music is a sacred expression, a gift in which we can heal and connect more deeply within ourselves and each other. May we each experience and remember the truth of who we are and find magic and peace in connection to earth" - Dina Fanai

"Music is the one truly universal language that exists in the world today. It allows individuals of all abilities to participate and express themselves through a common voice. Our desire is to use the transformative and empowering force of music to build a bridge between our community and the general public" - Daniel's Music Foundation


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Dina Fanai founded her company One Vision Music (OMV) in 2003 for the sole purpose of using music as a powerful force to create positive change in the world. Dina has performed throughout the world as a singer, songwriter, composer; and as a vocalist with Trans-Siberian Orchestra which she later became head of Artist Development for the band. She is the recipient of grants and awards from The Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and National Endowment for the Arts, as well as leading educational programs in the US, Europe and Southeast Asia. Her recording project CINEMA 12, was featured on Tina Turner’s platinum selling CD “Beyond”. Dina co-wrote and produced 2 CD's for Jackie Evancho, both which hit #1 on the Billboard charts. Most recently, Dina was brought on by the band Foreigner as choir master, arranger and featured vocalist for their 40th anniversary orchestral show, television special, DVD and CD which remained #1 on Billboard for over 4 months. Through OVM she continues to produce concerts and recordings supporting a wide variety of causes including LGBT, people with disabilities, woman’s empowerment, homeless children, climate change and animal rights. Dina is currently working on her 8th solo CD as well as developing her own multimedia show. www.dinafanai.com @dfanai


Daniel’s Music Foundation (DMF) is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 to empower individuals with developmental and physical disabilities through music. Today, inside the four walls of their 8,700-square foot, custom-built music center in East Harlem, the Trush Family, along with the management team and staff, serve thousands of participants annually through a variety of music programs - an accomplishment that has proven to be the introduction to something even greater – an attitudinal shift addressing the misnomer of placing limitations on individuals with disabilities. Their purpose and objective is to change perception by creating the opportunity for people of all abilities to engage with and appreciate each other while experiencing the joy of music together. To learn more please visit us at www.danielsmusic.org.