This free event is done in collaboration with the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts. Classic film clips, interspersed with audience discussion and reminiscence, help bring about increased feelings of self-esteem, social
involvement, and well-being. Visit the ARTZ/Coolidge page by CLICKING HERE
*The ARTZ Film Series is made possible through the generosity of the following sponsors:
Violinist Karen Cueva is in her first year of Masters training at The Juilliard School, where she also graduated in May of 2013 with her Bachelor of Music degree. Ms. Cueva began her violin studies at the age of four and has won various competitions and awards, including a Certificate of Commendation from the US Marine Corps for her musical service to the veterans of the Armed Forces. She has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Avery Fischer Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and The Kennedy Center. An advocate for arts education in public schools, Ms. Cueva was a founding performer of Boston Crew, an outreach program from NPR's From The Top radio show, where she brought classical music to children in inner-city schools. She has performed as a teaching artist for Young Artists New Jersey, Boys and Girls Club, and has taught in the Juilliard Pre-College Division program CLIMB (Combining Literacy Instruction with Musical Beginnings). As the recipient of the Goldman Fellowship, she taught violin and chamber music at the Harlem School of the Arts and at the George Jackson Academy. Ms. Cueva is currently on faculty at Opportunity Music Project, a non-profit organization that gives underserved children free violin lessons and mentoring.