Longwood Symphony Orchestra Concert To Benefit ATASK

A night to celebrate the courage of our clients, acknowledge the passion of our staff, board, volunteers, and supporters, and ring in our wish for a peaceful world without violence.

On Saturday, May 1 at 8:00pm, the Longwood Symphony Orchestra performed a special concert at The New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, in support of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence.  The concert included Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 4 "The Inextinguishable" and Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Opus 30, featuring pianist Philip Edward Fisher.


Linda Chin, ATASK President, Dr. Howard Koh, US Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Grace Lin, Author/Illustrator & ATASK Supporter

Atsuko Toko Fish, ATASK Chair Emeritus, Dr. Claudia Arrig, Dr. Howard Koh, and Larry Fish, ATASK Supporter

Linda Chin, ATASK President, Paul Lee, ATASK Board Member & Partner at Goodwin Procter, and Tom Workman, M.D., ATASK Supporter


Cathy and Eddie O’Connell, ATASK supporters, Kija Kim, ATASK Board Chair, Jim Aylward, ATASK Supporter, and Consul General of Korea Joo-Seok Kim


 Paul Lee, ATASK Board Member/Partner at Goodwin Proctor, Atsuko Fish, ATASK Emeritus, Jennifer Decker, ATASKsupporter, and Jean Russell, ATASK Silk Road Gala 2010 Host Committee Member

Amanda von Goetz, Philip Edward Fisher, Piano, Jim Aylward, ATASK Supporter, Kija Kim, ATASK Board Chair, and Lisa Wong, M.D., LSO President


Additional news articles related to LSO event:

Boston.com/Boston Globe (5/3/10)

Boston World Partnerships (5/11/10)

Epoch Times (5/6/10)

ATASK thanks the following groups for their support of this event:
          Health Vision US Tour


The Longwood Symphony Orchestra is a unique ensemble established in 1982 with a mission to perform concerts of musical excellence and innovation while supporting medically-related nonprofit organizations.  Nearly eighty percent of the orchestra's 120 musicians are health care professionals, including physicians and medical students from Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 Healing Art of Music(TM) is one of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra's three major programs that combine music, medicine, and service.  Established in 1991, this award-winning program is designed to help raise awareness and funds for the community's medically underserved by partnering with health-related nonprofits.  To date, the LSO has collaborated with 35 Community Partners, raised over $850,000, and touched the lives of thousands of patients and clients.  In 2007, the LSO received the Excellence in Community Engagement Award from the League of American Orchestras for this unique program.