Glenn Close - Stars Turn Out For Education Through Music Benefit

Stars including Glenn Close and Christine Baranski turned out for the annual Education Through Music benefit gala in New York City on Wednesday (10Apr13).

Baranksi hosted the evening, held at Manhattan's Cipriani venue, and auctioned off a set visit to her hit Tv show The Good Wife to raise funds for the charity, which integrates musical study into disadvantaged schools.

During the event, Close opened up about her own childhood musical experiences, telling VanityFair.com, "I was in the choir. I was in the Wimoways, which was this girl singing group. I had a little group myself, called The Fingernails: The Group with Polish, and we used to do takeoffs on the popular songs of the day and do skits for the school."

Oscar-nominated violinist Joshua Bell performed for the audience, which included socialite Blaine Trump, fashion designer Donna Karan and media mogul Arianna Huffington.


Contactmusic

Tags: Glenn Close - Christine Baranski

Advertisement

More Glenn Close

Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review

By refusing to follow the usual formula, filmmaker James Gunn has made Marvel's best-yet movie, a summer action-adventure that provides more cinematic fun than the...

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

The cast of forthcoming Marvel movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy'; Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper; talk about the new...

New 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Trailer: What We Noticed

Prepare to check out the new trailer for the upcoming summer blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, which is due to open from the end of...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

Peter Quill runs into some trouble when he discovers an unusual looking orb that happens to be hunted by the merciless admiral Ronan and his...

Advertisement

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

Peter Quill is a fearless Earthling pilot who rather proudly proclaims himself to be an outlaw, going by the nickname Star-Lord. As a child, he...

Guardians Of The Galaxy's Groot Appears Cast Favourite Following Q&A

Guardians of the Galaxy, the latest film based on Marvel’s comic books, is due to be released in July. With fans already speculating about the...

Glenn Close To Show Her Class on Broadway in 'A Delicate Balance'

Glenn Close is confirmed for the fall opening of the Rialto revival of 'A Delicate Balance' on Broadway, alongside John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan and Martha...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

Peter Quill is a tenacious pilot who was taken away from his home planet Earth as a child to grow up around alien races. Arrogantly...

Advertisement

Comments

Glenn Close Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Glenn Close

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All