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Feel the hum of strings and beat of drums in an energetic ensemble performance by the finest music talent from RMF’s Scholarship and After-School programs. Proceeds support RMF’s efforts to provide access to music education through scholarships and instruments, and further RMF’s advocacy work to make music education a priority in our schools.

Berks Shines 2022

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Berks Nature | Nature Place - The Rookery
575 St. Bernadine Street, Reading, PA 19607

Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and Drinks beginning at 5:30 PM

Music Performances at 6:30 PM

Program to conclude by 8:00 PM

Tickets: $50

2022 Performers
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James Cox.jpg
Youyi Ma.jpg

Sutton is a senior currently attending Wyomissing High School and Berks County Technical Center for the Culinary Arts. He plays banjo, upright bass, and piano, but enjoys playing banjo the most.

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piano & two violins

Featuring Lawrence Zeng, piano; Sindura Sridhar, violin; and Isabelle Vitales, violin. All are students at Wilson High School. They formed this trio especially for RMF's Berks Shines!

James Cox is a senior at Fleetwood Area High School where he participates in marching band, concert band, wind ensemble, orchestra, chorus and jazz band.  James has participated in county, district and regional band. 

Youyi is at senior at Wyomissing High School. She studies piano with Jim Neher at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education. 

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guitar & vocals

Alejandro is a senior at Reading High School, a guitarist at PAL Center for the Arts, and an active vocalist. In addition to guitar and voice, Alejandro participates in music theater and has taught himself the ukulele.

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