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Meet Serj Tankian at the Sold-Out Elect The Dead and Orca Symphonies at the Valley Performing Arts Center on November 10, Plus VIP Guest Passes, Signed Guitar and More

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This VIP experience with Serj Tankian includes:

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the sold out November 10, 2016 performance of Elect The Dead and Orca Symphonies at the Valley Performing Arts Center (Center Orchestra Section)
  • 2 VIP Guest Passes to a private invitation-only reception of Serj Tankian's "See Music / Hear Art" exhibit with Serj Tankian in attendance
  • 2 Guest Passes to attend one of the closed session rehearsals with Serj Tankian and the CSUN Symphony Orchestra November 8 and 9, 2016 (winner will get to attend one session)
  • Private meet and greet with Serj Tankian on site at the Valley Performing Arts Center.
  • Signed Ibanez PF 10-12 guitar (this guitar has been played by Serj for many years)
  • Signed closed edition hand-painted lithograph of Serj Tankian's Violent Violins artwork (24" x 24")

With a vocal range over 4 octaves, Serj Tankian is considered one of the greatest vocalists in Metal history. Tankian is best known for fronting the popular band System Of A Down. But the songwriter, poet, painter, producer, and political activist has added orchestral composition to his long list of accomplishments.

Tankian will perform vocals on a suite of pieces from his Elect The Dead Symphony, performed by the CSUN Symphony, under the direction of John Roscigno at the Valley Performing Arts Center on the campus of California State University at Northridge. The program also includes the performance of his own Orca Symphony No.1. There will also be an on-site art exhibit of paintings by Serj Tankian titled "See Music / Hear Art", with each of the paintings featuring a unique musical score that is accessed via Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.

About the artwork:

Artist: Serj Tankian
Title: Violent Violins - Hand Painted Multiple
Year created: 2015
Medium: Museum Quality Archival Paper
Signed by the artist
Edition: Closed edition of 7
Height (inches): 24
Width (inches): 24
This piece is unframed.
Includes a certificate of authenticity.
Description of piece: This is the last remaining Violent Violins HPM from a closed edition of 7. Violent Violins is one of the most lauded artworks from Serj Tankian's collection, and this is the last available one from a closed edition of Hand Painted Multiples. Serj has individualized this museum quality lithograph print with additional paint splatters and effects, including the words "Violent Violins Violating Voltaire's Volitions." Artist Serj Tankian resembles this artwork to a virgin solo violin stabbed and splattered 'Dexter'-style by it's own bow.

Donated by: Serj Tankian
Additional lot details
  • This experience occurs on November 10, 2016.
  • Valid for 2 people
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • Artwork: includes a certificate of authenticity.
  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Cannot be transferred.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
Lot #1171300
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Meet Serj Tankian at the Sold-Out Elect The Dead and Orca Symphonies at the Valley Performing Arts Center on November 10, Plus VIP Guest Passes, Signed Guitar and More

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