Dec 6 | Jamal Sarakoki in “Christmas Joy” at Venice Presbyterian Church

Jamal Sarikoki, who attended Nyack’s School of Music on the Rockland County campus, is the director of music and arts ministry at Venice Presbyterian Church (VPC) in Venice, Florida. He is also the artistic director of the Venice Community Concert Series. VPC will launch the Christmas season when Jamal will be joined by fellow musician Michelle Kuhl, in “Christmas Joy,” a program of Christmas carols for piano and organ on Friday, December 6 at 7:00 PM at the church, which is located at 825 The Rialto. Jamal will also perform music for the baritone solo.

Immersed in music from the age of five, Jamal was a standout vocalist and student conductor in Nyack Rockland School of Music concerts including his solo work with Nyack’s Chorale at Lincoln Center. During his Nyack years, he was a member of the Chamberfest Asia group that traveled to Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul Korea.

Congratulations to this Nyack-nurtured talent on his latest accomplishment. Learn more about Nyack’s School of Music.