Hands for Hope Presents The 13th Annual Starlight Jazz Serenade

Yearly Fundraiser Benefits Free Programs for Underserved Youth

Hands for Hope kids playing what they learned at last year’s concert.

Hands for Hope kids playing what they learned at last year’s concert.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The 13th Annual Starlight Jazz Serenade will showcase another outstanding line up of incredible award-winning jazz musicians and entertainers. The event takes place on Friday, March 1, at 8 p.m. at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, sponsored by Budget Car Rental, Daniel’s Jewelers, U.S. Bank, and Phillips Graduate Institute. The event will benefit the North Hollywood-based Hands for Hope free afterschool and single parent programs.

The Annual Starlight Jazz Serenade is a musical extravaganza that strikes a chord in the community to encourage participation and contribution. This fundraising concert gathers jazz lovers, professional musicians, and celebrities together to celebrate and support the academic, athletic, artistic, and social enrichment programs provided by Hands for Hope for at-risk youth.

Past performers include: Norman Brown, Michael Lington, Patrice Rushen, TC Carson, Peter White, Gail Jhonson, George Duke, Karen Briggs, Blake Aaron, Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Euge Groove, Michael Lington, Dave Koz, Kevin Toney, ForeCast, Rick Braun, Jeff Lorber, and many more. This year’s event will be a star-studded affair hosted by Pat Prescott of KTWV 94.7 The Wave.

Seating is limited so book your tickets today! The event is open to the general public. Available admission tickets include: Ring of Honor ($100), VIP ($75), and general admission ($50). Ring of Honor and VIP tickets will include access to a pre-concert delicious VIP Reception with Pat Prescott and various artists from the evening’s line-up. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is located at 5220 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood.

For general questions or to obtain group/student rates, please contact (818) 763-HOPE or jazz@hands4hope.org. Tickets are available online at hands4hope.org/starlight-jazz-serenade.

Thank you for giving our children a chance at a successful future!


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