Nevada Youth Alliance (NYA) presents Rick DellaRatta’s Jazz for Peace Benefit Concert

Nevada Youth Alliance (NYA) presents Rick DellaRatta’s Jazz for Peace Benefit Concert inside the Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center ~ Las Vegas Friday October 19, 2012 from 6:30pm – 10:00pm

NYA will be honoring various community sponsors and partners who are Honorary V.I.P. Guests at this year’s Benefit Concert. Please join us in celebrating the recognition at our main event hosted by our Honorary V.I.P. Emcee Gary Waddell, Anchor

KLAS-TV 8 News NOW. The attendees will also be joined by Honorary V.I.P. Guest Speaker Dr. Sonya Douglass Horsford who is a senior resident scholar of education with The Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Following the honoring and speaker presentation will be an enlightening and provocative jazz entertaining experience with international great Rick DellaRatta of Jazz For Peace from New York.     

Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace is the only musical act performing today who has achieved an amazing total of FIVE Unprecedented Achievements in Jazz (, starting from their united nations event uniting more world leaders than both Woodstock and Live Aid combined to an Unprecedented musical presentation of mainstream, Latin and Brazilian Jazz that is now considered worldwide to be one of the most significant cultural events of our time! The main attraction with Rick starts at 8:00pm.

Preceding the main attraction starting 6:30pm at The Smith Center’s outside Courtyard will be an Honorary VIP Guest Mixer. The mixer will offer a meet and greet with Rick and other celebrities, a silent arts auction, the serving of delectable hors d'oervures and the showcasing of local musical greats. The Honorary VIP Hostess/Celebrity for this event is Las Vegas's "Golden Voice" Genevieve. Thanks to Graficandus Art Studio, Sandy Kastel's Women In Music & Art (WIMA), GES, Amerigroup, Blu7, Nevada's Art Council and the National Endowment of the Arts. Join us for an electrifying and enlightening evening!


For more information on how you can be apart of this valuable piece of history with us as our Honorary V.I.P. Guest please go to The Smith Center website ( and click on the date October 19, 2012 or click on the link below (attire: business, evening casual):


Note: If you desire to be a sponsor for this event, place an ad in the souvenir program or support NYA’s various community initiative please free to respond by email or call or office at 702.393.6163.




David Osman


Nevada Youth Alliance