Calendar of Events

Me2/’s 2019-2020 Season Sponsor is Sunovion.
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Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 pm
Me2/Burlington in Concert
Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center
University of Vermont, Burlington VT
Free and open to the general public
Don’t miss conductor Kim Diehnelt and the members of Me2/Burlington in concert in this lovely setting at UVM!  The program includes great music, brief stories from our musicians, and a Q&A session with the audience when you can “ask us anything!” All presented in a stigma-free zone, of course.

 

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Me2/ co-founders residency
The Bo Bartlett Center
Columbus, GA
Ronald Braunstein & Caroline Whiddon will participate in the following activities during a multi-day residency:
ORCHESTRATING CHANGE documentary screenings & panel discussions –
Thurs, March 19 at 7:00 pm
Fri, March 20 at 4:00 pm
On Mon, March 23, Ronald Braunstein will conduct rehearsals with the orchestra at the Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts and the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus.

For more information about these residency activities, please contact Rex Whiddon at (706) 507-8430.

 

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Me2/Boston “String Day”
UMass-Lowell Music Department
1:00 pm – panel discussion
5:00 pm – performance and side-by-side activities with students
For more information please contact Gena Grehar at (978) 934-3893 or by email.

 

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Saturday, May 2
Me2/Boston in Concert
Bridgewater State Hospital
Bridgewater, MA
*NOT open to the public
This performance is part of Me2/’s commitment to play for those who are incarcerated and may be diagnosed with mental illness. We aim to inspire and provide hope to people in recovery. Bridgewater is a medium security facility housing male patients in several categories: civil commitments without criminal sentences, and on occasion, pre-trial detainees sent for competency and criminal responsibility evaluations by the court.

 

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Monday, May 4 at 7:30 pm
Me2/Boston in Concert
Fuller Mental Health Center
85 E. Newton St, Boston
Free & open to the general public.
Music Director & Conductor Ronald Braunstein leads the orchestra in works by Brahms, Rossini and Beethoven. This hour-long program includes fabulous music, mental health presentations from our musicians, and a Q&A with the audience when you can “ask us anything!” Join us for a great evening in a stigma-free zone.

 

Me2:Manchester 2019

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 27 – time TBA
Me2/Manchester (NH) in Concert
Bank of New Hampshire Stage, Concord NH
Free & open to the general public

Presented by Riverbend Community Mental Health in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month. More info coming soon!

 

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ORCHESTRATING CHANGE documentary screening
Fri, October 16, 2020
Semel Institute, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Includes a post-screening panel with the film’s producers, Barbara Multer-Wellin and Margie Friedman, and Me2/ co-founders Ronald Braunstein and Caroline Whiddon. More details coming soon!