Ovarian Cancer Awareness Concert to benefit the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance and the Friends of Fox Chase Cancer Center in an online and realtime concert May 8, 2014 on Stageit.com. Classical & Flamenco Guitarist David Cohen performs this event i
Thursday May 8th 20147:30 PM45 minute setStageit.comhttps://www.stageit.com/david_cohen/ovarian_cancer_awareness_concert/34775
In conjunction with World Ovarian Canccer Awareness Day Classical & Flamenco Guitarist David Cohen of Philadelphia will play a 45 minute set raising funds for The Ovarian Cancer National Allaince and the Freinds of Fox Chase Cancer Center.
In 2011 David lost his wife Tanya to ovarian cancer after a two year battle. Since the loss of his wife David has dedicated himself to ovarain cancer awareness and advocacy for patient care. David works with both Fox Chase Cancer Center and The Hospital Association of Pensylvania in developing their Patient and Family Centered Care practices.
The concert will be available on the online in realtime concert venue Stageit.com. Admission is by donation in kind. All of the money raised will be donated to both oraganizations except for the small broadcasting fee. Donatedi tems will be available for bidding during the program.
David will perform music from his CD: DAVID COHEN GUITAR along with material that will be on his forthcomng CD. The music on DAVID COHEN GUITAR was written in the first year after the loss of Tanya. Though in memory to his wife the music on the CD in not mournful. It is the opposite as Tanya loved to dance. The music celebrates the joy and beauty of life that Tanya and so many others fight for once the three words are heard, You have cancer.
David will have technical assistance running the program from Local Arts Live in Philadelphia. The program will be broadcast from his dining room.
About The Friend of Fox Chase Cancer Center
The Friends of Fox Chase Cancer Center is a group of staff members that volunteer their time to assist with he needs of patients by purchasing items that patients may need to help keep their quality of life while hospitalized. They also assist in the education of the needs of cancer patients.
About The Ovarian Cancer National Allaince
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the foremost advocacy organization for women with ovarian cancer. They represent tens of thousands of women with ovarian cancer in the United States. The Alliance works closely with the federal government to ensure funding for research and educational campaigns. They also work to raise awareness of the risks, signs and symptoms of this disease, especially during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September. The Alliance is the source for the latest research on ovarian cancer and firsthand insight into how this disease affects women's lives
About David Cohen
David Cohen is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, educator, composer of music for the classical & flamenco guitar, Chinese pipa musician and bagpipe played in Philadelphia. Davids teaching studios are located in both Philadelphia and Ocean Grove, NJ. David performs in concert, clubs and private performances along the East Coast.
Video:We Miss Her So Much produced by David Cohenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56kaYHVip04