Dan Ellsey & The Lowell Youth Orchestra- April 21, 2013 at UTEC

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On Sunday April 21, at 3PM the Lowell Youth Orchestra (LYO) the senior ensemble of the UMass Lowell String Project  featured an original composition by Dan Ellsey.  Dan was diagnosed with severe Cerebral Palsy at 5 and can neither walk or talk.  As a patient at Tewksbury Hospital he got to work with a software inventor, Tod Machover from the MIT Media Lab.  Through this adaptive technology he discovered his love of creating music.  Thanks to funding from a UMass Lowell Creative Economy Grant to Kay Roberts and the LYO  this concert was performed  at UTEC – http://utec-lowell.org — 34 Hurd St. Lowell, MA 01852, Phone: 978.441.9949

Technical Director for this event was a UMass Lowell Alum- Matt Ianotti from Dreaming In Digital Studio

Please visit Dan’s website to find out more about his work and music.

As a vital part of our mission, these concerts are provided free-of-charge to the community.  However, donations are always appreciated and help us continue to bring these services to the community.  Volunteers will be stationed at the exit after the concert to accept your contributions, or you can send a tax-deductible donation to:

UML String Project
35 Wilder St.
Lowell, MA 01855 
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