POWER OF MUSIC Concert Series is a transformational experience of live performances that explores and celebrates the healing force of music.
Presented by Daniel's Music Foundation and One Vision Music this meaningful concert series is hosted monthly at the iconic music venue the Cutting Room in NYC. Enjoy moving performances by Dina Fanai and Bob Kinkel, as well as the Co-Founder of Daniel's Music Foundation, Daniel Trush with Music Director, Gerard Powers plus other special guests, as they share their own personal experiences of the transformative power of music. Each month look for new artists to participate in this meaningful concert series, with proceeds to benefit Daniel's Music Foundation programs. We look forward to seeing you there!
“Music is the one truly universal language that exists in the world today. It allows individuals of all abilities to participate and express themselves through a common voice. Our desire is to use the transformative empowering force of music to build a bridge between our community and the general public.” – Daniel’s Music Foundation
“Music is a sacred expression, a gift in which we can heal and connect more deeply within ourselves and each other. May we each experience and remember the truth of who we really are and find magic and peace in connection to earth.” – Dina Fanai, One Vision Music
Daniel’s Music Foundation
A non-profit organization founded in 2006 to empower underserved individuals with developmental and physical disabilities through music. Today, inside the four walls of their 8,700 square foot, custom-built music center in East Harlem the Trush Family, along with the management team and staff, are on track to serve over 20,000 participants this year alone through a variety of music programs - an accomplishment that has proven to be the entre into something even greater. The desire to change perception and contribute to an attitudinal shift addressing the misnomer of placing limitations on individuals with disabilities. A focus that uses social action and awareness to create the opportunity for people of all abilities to engage and appreciate each other while experiencing the joy of music together. Visit www.danielsmusic.org for more information.
One Vision Music (OVM) was founded in 1999 by Dina Fanai for the sole purpose of using music as a powerful force to create positive change. Dina is an award winning singer, songwriter and producer. She was a vocalist with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and later head of Artist Development. Dina is the recipient of grants from National Endowment for the Arts, and has led educational programs throughout the US and Southeast Asia. She co-wrote and produced 2 #1 Billboard charting CD's for Jackie Evancho. Recently she was brought on by the band Foreigner, as choir master, arranger and featured vocalist. Through OVM she continues to produce concerts and recordings supporting a wide variety of causes including LGBT, people with disabilities, woman’s empowerment, homeless children, climate change and animal rights.
Robert Kinkel is a music producer and professional session keyboardist best known for his role as a co-creator/co-producer/co-composer, musical director and touring keyboardist with Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He co-wrote TSO’s 2 hit multi-platinum selling songs “Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)", and “Wizards in Winter” resulting in sales close to ten million. In the past 30 years, Bob has worked with artists such as Five for Fighting, The Who, Aerosmith and Genesis; as well as creating and being the voice on the infamous jingle for Hefty (“Hefty Wimpy”) He was educated at Columbia University & Hamilton College, and has received honors and awards from Williamsville Education Foundation and Buffalo Music Hall of Fame. Besides continuing to write for TSO, Bob is currently producing new recording acts, developing a musical for Broadway and teaching as an artist in residence at Hamilton College.