Friday, August 5, 2011

You’re invited to a special benefit concert with Simon Shaheen, world-renowned oud player!

Our 10th Annual National Organizers' Conference in Washington, DC, this September 16-19 is swiftly approaching.  Register and pay by August 19 to receive the "Early Bird" discount registration price of $100. Registration will increase to $125 after August 19.

Simon ShaheenWe will be marking our coalition's 10th annual conference with a special benefit concert with world-renowned violinist and oud player, Simon Shaheen, Saturday, September 17, at 8:30pm at All Souls Church in Washington, DC!

A Palestinian born in the village of Tarshiha in the Galilee, Shaheen began playing the oud at the age of five, and a year later began studying violin at the Conservatory for Western Classical Music in Haifa. Shaheen has become one of the most significant Arab musicians of his generation. His soaring technique and melodic ingenuity fuse together traditional Arabic music, jazz, and Western classical styles.

All proceeds from this benefit concert directly support the work of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.

Purchase your seat today for a unique opportunity to listen to the musical works of world renowned violinist and oudist, Simon Shaheen in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 17! 

Full conference registrants receive free admission to this very special benefit concert. Register for the full conference today!

Member groups in good standing are encouraged to host a workshop at the US Campaign conference. And if your member group is working on an initiative and would like the endorsement of the US Campaign coalition, please submit a proposal.  Workshops and proposals must be submitted by August 19.

Please check the 10th Annual National Organizers' Conference website regularly as we update our list of featured speakers, to learn more about local logistics in Washington, and to get information for our hotel room block at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel.

We look forward to seeing you in September!