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CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION DOCUMENTARY PROVIDES A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE EXCLUSIVE LAKEFRONT PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL
Chautauqua: Charting a Life in the Arts Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. on WQED-TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 2, 2014

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION DOCUMENTARY PROVIDES A GLIMPSE INSIDE
THE EXCLUSIVE LAKEFRONT PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL

Chautauqua: Charting a Life in the Arts
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. on WQED-TV

PITTSBURGH—This April a documentary following four students from Chautauqua Institution’s Schools of Fine and Performing Arts through their auditions, practices, and performances during the summer of 2013. The story, airing on WQED-TV April 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m., focuses on violinist Adé Williams, singer Jean-Michel Richer, and sibling dancers Colby and Christina Clark as they sharpen their already impressive skills with world-renowned masters at the state-of-the-art facility.

Classical WQED-FM 89.3 broadcasts LIVE from Chautauqua every summer. According to Jim Cunningham, WQED-FM 89.3’s Artistic Director, “There is no place like Chautauqua, a truly American place, anywhere in the world. Chautauqua's focus on the arts, great music, education for artists, and life-long learning aligns the Institution with WQED's listeners perfectly.”

Located on the shore of Lake Chautauqua in southwestern New York, Chautauqua Institution is one of the best and most historic music schools in the country. Each summer, several hundred of the most talented young performers from all over the world partake in enriching programs that explore the arts, education, religion, and recreation.

Produced by Emmy-award winning photographer and producer Pierina Morelli and narrated by Emmy-award winning producer Michael Bartley, the program will be available on demand at wqed.org and youtube.com/WQEDPittsburgh.

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