SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music for Autism and The Help Group present a free interactive concert for individuals with autism and their families on Sunday, April 19, 2:00 – 3:00pm at The Help Group Autism Center in Sherman Oaks.
This unique one-hour event features "concert time" when audience members are free to respond to music as active audience members; "conducting time" when everyone is invited to conduct the musicians; and "percussion time" when participants are asked to play along on percussion instruments.
A fresh, new and innovative ensemble that fuses Classical Crossover, Latin Pop and Jazz to produce a performance to be remembered. The young and talented musicians of QUATTROSOUND have earned a well-established and highly respected presence in the recording and live performance industries. The music is composed and arranged by group members Giovanna Clayton (cello & vocals), Leah Zeger (violin & vocals), Kayta Matsuno (guitar & vocals) and Jorge Villanueva (percussion & vocals). QUATTROSOUND's musical appeal has engaged audiences of all ages and musical tastes.
The performance is free and will take place at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401.
Music for Autism concerts are fully subsidized and free for all individuals with autism and their family members, but RSVPs are essential. Please RSVP under the "Concert Calendar" on www.musicforautism.org (preferred) or by calling 877.863.7473 x1.
ABOUT THE HELP GROUP
Founded in 1975, The Help Group is dedicated to helping young people with autism and other special needs fully realize their potential. It is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the field of autism. The Help Group offers a wide range of innovative autism spectrum disorder programs, and each day, more than 1000 students ages 3 – 22 attend its autism day schools. Other programs include assessment, early identification & intervention, therapeutic services, life skills coaching, transitional programs, residential programs, parent support groups, day camps, after-school enrichment and social skills programs.
ABOUT MUSIC FOR AUTISM
Music for Autism is enhancing quality of life and raising public awareness through autism-friendly, interactive concerts developed specifically for individuals with autism and their families. The concerts, held in the United States and the United Kingdom, feature professional musicians, including Tony Award winners, Grammy-nominated classical artists, and Pulitzer Prize winners.
SOURCE The Help Group