You’ve got new plans for November 11 and 12. The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle will present their concert “Musical Fairytales” featuring guest artists Louise Toppin, and the students of KidZNotes. This concert will be held at the Hayti Heritage Center (804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham) on Sunday November 11 at 3pm and Monday November 12 at 7pm

The concert will include performances of Ravel’s “Ma Mere L’Oye”, Canteloube’s “Songs of the Auvergne”, and Faure’s “Dolly Suite, op.56”. In addition, the KidZNotes Beethoven Ensemble will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing” side by side with the professional musicians of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. This will be the first time KidZNotes students have performed with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle.  One final note, this performance is partially sponsored by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Inspired by the revolutionary El Sistema programs in Venezuela, KidZNotes believes in combating the effects of poverty and transforming the lives of underserved children through free music education. KidZNotes is delighted to collaborate with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle in offering KidZNotes students this enriching and invaluable performance experience.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 – 3pm AND Monday November 12, 2012 – 7pm
Where: Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27701
What:  Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle performance of “Musical Fairytales” featuring Louise Toppin and the students of KidZNotes.

Ticket Cost: $10/adult
“All Ticket Sales Benefit The Hayti Heritage Center”
To purchase tickets, call 919-683-1709 ext. 21 or visit

About KidZNotes

KidZNotes has expanded in its third year to enroll 200 students in need at five low-income schools in Durham: Eastway, Y.E. Smith, E.K. Powe, Maureen Joy and Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet Elementary. KidZNotes provides instruments and nearly ten hours a week of free music instruction for their 200 students. KidZNotes is sponsored in part by D’Addario, Duke University, Durham Public Schools, Durham Parks and Recreation, and the Durham Arts Council. KidZNotes is inspired by El Sistema, the social-reform orchestra program for children and families in poverty in Venezuela. For more details about KidZNotes, information is available at, or by contacting Jennifer Blank ( at 919-560-2712.

About the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle: 
Since 1982, The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle has been received with genuine respect and enthusiasm by music critics and the community. Today, it is considered one of the finest professional ensembles in North Carolina and the Southeast. With its elite corps of musicians, the orchestra continues to present a well-chosen and unusual repertoire that delights audiences and evokes high praise from critics. That standard of excellence has become the hallmark of the orchestra and has distinguished each succeeding season. The 2012-2013 series marks its 30th concert season. For more information, visit or call 919.360.3382.