Pianist and composer David Sheetrit and his ensemble from the New School will celebrate the opening of Mana Contemporary Art Center with live musical performance. Born in Israel in 1984, Sheetrit attended the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and won the “jazz soloist” competition. He has studied music under full scholarship at the the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music since 2010. Sheetrit has performed with his trio and different ensembles at venues in New York such as the Blue Note, Iridium and Cafe Wha. His performance at Mana Contemporary Art Center’s Grand Opening starts at 1:30pm on May 15.