Friday, June 13, 2008

Punch Family Foundation Benefit Recital & Silent Auction With Ebony Strings Quartet June 28

[Encore! An Evening of Classical & Jazz Music Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Punch Family Benefit Recital; Featuring Violinist Richmond Punch; The Ebony Strings Quartet]

Gayle Punch, Founder of the Punch Foundation of Dallas, Texas sends us this news:
The Punch Family Foundation 13th Annual Benefit Recital & Silent Auction presents
The Ebony Strings Quartet Saturday June 28 at 1:30 pm Morton H. Myerson Symphony Center benefiting The Punch Family Foundation Music Scholarship Program. Student Master Class conducted by the members of the Ebony Strings Quartet from 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Donation: Adults $10; Senior Citizens $5; Children $1. RSVP: or 214 823 4269

The Ebony Strings Quartet is an all-female African-American string quartet comprised of Stephanie Matthews and Naira Underwood (violins), Adiza Sanchez-Rahim (viola), and Patrice Jackson (cello). Established at The Juilliard School, the group recently made their Lincoln Center debut in March 2006. The Ebony Strings Quartet strives to achieve the highest level of musicianship and is dedicated to exploring primarily new works. The scholarship fund is currently in its third year of distribution and is in a stage of steady growth. To learn more about the Punch Family Foundation, scholarship program, and events, or to become a sponsor, please visit

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