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UWI Arts Chorale presents ‘New York, New York’

For Release Upon Receipt - March 18, 2010

St. Augustine

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Arts Chorale and The UWI SSTeel, the premier performing ensembles at The UWI, will present “New York, New York,” a fundraising concert to aid their 10th anniversary tour to New York in April 2010, where they will serve as ambassadors of Trinidad and Tobago’s cultural diversity. The concert takes place at 7 pm on March 27th at Daaga Auditorium, UWI St Augustine Campus.

“New York, New York” features a wide repertoire, including classical, Broadway, rock, and folk music. Guest artiste, Lletesha Sylvester, multiple winner of the 2010 Music Festival, will also perform.

Tickets are $100 and are available at the two locations of The UWI Department of Creative and Festival Arts, on Agostini Street and on Gordon Street, St Augustine, as well as from The UWI Arts Chorale and The UWI SSTeel. 

For more information, please call 743-0841, 398-8576 or e-mail

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Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, a virtual campus with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 60 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences.