Students host exciting interfaith concert

Start Now Oxford performers 2Talented students from local Christian schools and the Nishkam School, supported by musicians and a whole host of volunteers will make special appearances during the “Start Now” concert with international musicians Gen Verde, on Wednesday 2nd December, 7.30pm at Elgar Hall, University of Birmingham.

The Gen Verde band are members of the Focolare Movement founded by Chiara Lubich, and this concert project is a creative partnership with the Nishkam Educations Trust

From Sunday 29th November the young local performers will be rehearsing with Gen Verde at Nishkam School, getting ready for Start Now Oxford performers 1aWednesday’s concert, when it is hoped many family, friends and members of the local community will attend this celebration of hope and shared commitment to build a better society through religious principles.

Accomplished drummers from our community will welcome Gen Verde to the stage ready for a concert of musical styles that reflect the 13 different nationalities among the band, as well as the contributions of our Birmingham youth.

Songs will express themes such as compassion, peace, forgiveness and ecology.

For more information or to reserve tickets please ring Patricia Whitney or Mary Cass on 0121 406 3650 / 07790 716887 /or email



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