Feb 18

Presidents Day Concert: Honoring the Museum's 30th Anniversary

Next: Tomorrow 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Join us for the premiere of a newly commissioned work "The Sixth Floor" written by award-winning Texas composer Jesus Martinez and performed by The Julius Quartet. Arranged in three movements, "Sniper's Perch," "A Nation in Crisis" and "The Legacy," Martinez's composition is a striking journey from the darkest days of 1963 to a deeper understanding of the enduring legacy of President Kennedy what lies beyond. Martinez holds a master's degree in Music Composition from SMU and has served as Composer-in-Residence at the Alabama Orchestra Association and the Irving Symphony Orchestra. The Julius Quartet, which debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2016, currently serves as the Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in- Residence at Meadows School of the Arts at SMU. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m.

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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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$30