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WATCH WPIX News Segment Featuring Carnegie Hall Musicians at John Jay Evacuation Center

A news segment on the WPIX Channel 11 5:00 PM newscast featured musicians from the Manhattan Hong Kong Music Festival who performed for evacuees at the John Jay College Evacaution Center in North Hall. Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Seth Diamond, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Homeless Services and President Jeremy Travis were interviewed for the segment. Hong Kong soprano Yuki Ip and China Violinist Chuan-Yun Li, alongside musicians from the Manhattan School of Music, performed a blend of original compositions. The musicians were scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall before Hurricane Sandy's arrival.

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