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"Caroline admired Marvin and enjoyed his music, and supporting education was near and dear to her heart." says Richard Reutter, President/CEO of Caroline's Cakes and daughter of Founder Caroline.
NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards, in collaboration with Queens College, were created to honor one of America's most decorated composers and to enable the next generation of music composition talent. Marvin Hamlisch was a Queens College alumnus. The awards ceremony and concert will be held at the Lefrak Concert Hall of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Monday, November 18 at 7 pm. For more information and to purchase your tickets, please visit www.hamlischawards.org.
Caroline's Cakes, one of the founding partners of the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards, has formally announced to launch of the 7-layer Marvin Hamlisch cake in honor of the legendary composer in support of his scholarship fund at Queens College. "Caroline always admired Marvin and enjoyed his music, and supporting education was also near and dear to her heart," says Richard Reutter, President/CEO of Caroline's Cakes and son of the Founder Caroline. "She was especially honored when Marvin told her that he believed the 7-Layer Caramel Cake was the key to world peace! Being invited up on stage during his performance in Jackson Hole was such a treat for Caroline and demonstrated the generosity, kindness, and caring that Marvin possessed." In support of Queens College and the Marvin Hamlisch scholarship fund, Caroline's Cakes has designed a custom label for their famous 7-Layer Caramel Cake. For each cake sold, Caroline's Cakes will donate $10 to the Marvin Hamlisch Scholarship fund at Queens College. Eat cake. Be happy. Order here: www.carolinescakes.com
Caroline's Cakes also announced it will be serving cake in honor of Marvin Hamlisch at the reception to all attendees of the November 18 event, immediately following the concert.
Composers from around the world are eligible and encouraged to compete, by registering online for the 2020 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. Registration opens on November 18, 2019 at www.hamlischawards.org/awards.
The Marvin Hamlisch international Music Awards is grateful for the support of its founding partners: Queens College, Concord, Caroline's Cakes, the Aegon/Transamerica Foundation, Orange Tree Samples, MOTU, Embertone and Score a Score. Their generous contributions will help expand the impact of the Marvin Hamlisch Scholarship fund at Queens College.
The Marvin Hamlisch international Music Awards is a New York State registered charitable not-for-profit corporation, governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees with a 25-member Honorary Board of Trustees, comprised of members who were all close personal friends and colleagues of Mr. Hamlisch. The mission of the organization is to foster and champion a new generation of composers through an international music competition with the vision of recognizing talent and building a community of young composers worldwide.
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