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Home & Away: A Benefit Concert

  • Wed, December 05, 2018
  • 19:30 - 22:00
  • Freie Musikschule, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 26, 69117 Heidelberg-Altstadt
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  • Please register your spouse, partner or friends as a "Guest".
  • Please register your spouse, partner or friends as a "Guest".

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An Evening of Solo Piano Music and Stories with Robin Meloy Goldsby

Robin Meloy Goldsby at the piano

Pianist, Steinway Artist, and storyteller Robin Meloy Goldsby comes to Heidelberg for a fun-filled, charming, and meaningful evening of music and tales about her adventures in Germany. At times hilarious, sometimes moving, Robin’s brand new program taps into the magic of an expatriate life.

Robin Meloy Goldsby's solo piano career began in posh New York City venues and exclusive Nantucket resorts, and has taken her to the European castles, five-star hotels, and concert stages where she now performs. Following the release of her first two solo piano albums and the publication of her hit book, Piano Girl, Robin appeared on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland. Robin has been on the prestigious Steinway Artist roster since 2010.

Robin’s solo piano music—transparent, effortless, and spellbinding—lures her listeners to a place that feels like home. With seven solo piano albums to her name, Robin uses her music and stories to serve as a cultural ambassador for European organizations dedicated to transatlantic relations. In 2017, she played her Home & Away program at Buckingham Palace for HRH, the Prince of Wales and his organization In Kind Direct. She has performed original music for Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt; numerous US consulates in Europe; Amerika Haus NRW; Steinway & Sons, worldwide; and the NGO International Women’s Forum at the United Nations in Geneva.

“Goldsby has a wicked sense of humor and a keen eye for the absurd. Big hearted, funny, truly eye-opening memoir.” Publisher Weekly Starred Review

Learn more about Robin on her website https://robin.goldsby.de.

Join Us and Make a Difference

Please join us at the Freie Musikschule in the Heidelberg Altstadt for the hour and a half program and free-flowing wine; all raising funds to help educate refugee women and girls through FAWCO’s Target Project, Hope Beyond Displacement, including 50% of all proceeds from the sale of Robin's books and CDs that evening.

The project aims to build better futures through education, vocational and leadership training for refugee women and girls in Amman, Jordan. It is an initiative of the Collateral Repair Project (CRP) designed to address the pressing issues in close consultation with the women they serve.

The concert will start promptly at 20:00. Spouses, partners and friends are welcome!

Tickets: €20 for HIWC Members; €25 for Non-members
Limited Seating: 40 people
RSVP: Confirmed upon prepayment via bank transfer (you'll receive an invoice via email upon registration)
Transportation: Tram lines 5, 21, 23, and 26 at stop Seegarten then a 5-minute walk
Parking: across the street at P10 Friedrich-Ebert-Platz
Contact: Christine Funke, hello@heidelbergiwc.org or +49 151 1749 6660


Evolving You Art Design by Gisela Backe

Rossini Ristorante & Bar Heidelberg

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