Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti to Inaugurate Carmel Center for the Performing Arts
The Center will also house a 200-seat studio theater (opening in March 2011) and The Tarkington, a 500-seat proscenium theater (opening in August 2011). Perfornance schedules for the Center will be announced shortly.
In addition to serving as the Center's leader, Feinstein will move headquarters for the Foundation for the Education and Preservation of The Great American Songbook to Carmel, and the facility will serve as exhibit, office and facility space for the collection, curating, conservation, study, and exhibition of the Feinstein Collection and materials related to the Great American Songbook. Collection materials will be available to scholars, and on a more limited basis to students and the general public.