A Tribute to Syria

Event Date: September 10

Reception 5:30 p.m.; Dinner 6:15 p.m.; Program 7:30 p.m.

Location: Brookens Auditorium, University of Illinois at Springfield

Speaker: Mariela Shaker

The renowned and award-winning Syrian violinist, Mariela Shaker, will tell her harrowing story of escape from Syria with inspiring words and music. She has performed and presented at the Kennedy Center, the California Theater, the Beyond Borders International Festival in Scotland and other notable venues.