Dueling Violin Mother Daughter Teams Returns to the PAC

The popular violin duo of Amina and Susan Elsayed will return in August

COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township PAC and Linda Gentille & The Jersey Shore Pops are proud to announce the return of the popular mother daughter duo, Susan and Amina Elsayed, known as The Dueling Violins. Susan Elsayed, former Concert Master of the Ocean City Pops, has been performing with her daughter for the pops since 2009 and the duo have become one of the most popular attractions for the pops orchestra in recent years. They will both guest star in the production Back to Broadway on Saturday, August 8th, 7:00 PM at the Middle Township PAC.

Music director and conductor for the orchestra Linda Gentille comments, “I am so excited to be able to include this fabulous performance duo into all of our concerts this season because they continue to amaze our audiences every time. Standing ovations after their duets are just normal. Amina and her mother both have amazing stage charisma in addition to fabulous technique. How they bounce all over the stage while playing amazing technical feats astounds me!”

Susan Elsayed is Principal violinist and featured soloist with the Jersey Shore Pops. Elsayed studied with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and earned her violin performance Bachelor`s Degree from The Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts. She was the Concert Mistress of the Ocean City Pops during the 80`s under the leadership of Frank Ruggieri and currently is also violinist with the Masterworks Choir/Ensemble. Elsayed has performed in the main show rooms of the casinos for such headliners as Frank Sinatra, Josh Groban. Andrea Bocelli and Tony Bennet. Elsayed has the distinct honor of being awarded “Teach of the Year 2013” by the Brigantine School District and the State of New Jersey, Department of Education, Atlantic County Office.

Individual tickets for Back to Broadway with The Jersey Shore Pops are $25- $40 and the group rate for groups of over 20 is $22 a ticket. For tickets, please call 800-838-3006. You can also choose your own seats online by going to www.JerseyShorePops.org. Tickets are also available at the PAC for walk up purchases for individual ticket sales. The theater is located at 212 Bayberry Ave, off exit 10 off the Garden State Parkway. There is convenient and free parking at the facility.