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Turkish music benefit concert planned in Atchison

(KAIR)--Turkish music will fill Benedictine College- O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium next week, as a benefit is held to raise funds for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria.

According to a release from the Atchison college, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated large areas of central Turkey and northwest Syria on February 6, with the rising death toll surpassing 50,000 and millions of residents in those areas left displaced.

The Earthquake Relief Concert is being hosted by the Center for Service-Learning, and will feature Turkish music performed live, with several of the musicians, including college staff, from Turkey.

The benefit concert will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00, in the O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the Benedictine College campus.

The suggested minimum donation for admission is $5 per person or $20 per family.
Proceeds will benefit earthquake relief efforts through Catholic Relief Services.

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