Mark Wood Concert Rescheduled for April 10, 7 p.m. SKANEATELES, NY (March 16, 2017) – The highly anticipated return of Grammy-Award winning rock violinist Mark Wood to Skaneateles High School will now have to wait until Monday, April 10 following consecutive days of canceled classes in Skaneateles on Tuesday and Wednesday due to prolonged winter weather that saw the original performance date of March 14 postponed.
The performance, which will see Wood take the stage with Skaneateles School orchestra students, will begin at 7 p.m. All tickets sold for the March 14 performance will be honored on April 10.
A world-renowned performer, Wood rose to fame as string master and original member of the internationally acclaimed Trans Siberian Orchestra.
A successful solo artist, Wood writes and records original music for film and television, has released six solo albums, and tours with his band The Mark Wood Experience. In addition to his solo work, Wood has collaborated and appeared alongside some of the biggest names in music such as Lenny Kravitz, Celine Dion, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney.
Wood’s true passion however is music education and his program Electrify Your Strings, now in its 17th year, is an intensive rock and roll workshop for music education departments that boosts student self-esteem and motivation and helps raise money for music education.
Today, Electrify Your Strings visits upwards of 75 schools per year and has reached more than 100,000 students.
Tickets are still available for the performance by visiting www.showtix4u.com.
A portion of ticket sales will go towards programs for students throughout the Skaneateles Central Schools district, through BOCES Arts-in Education funding.
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