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New York Zendo Benefit Concert

May 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sokyu Ryan DeFranzo offers an afternoon of piano music to celebrate, share gratitude and inspire generosity towards New York Zendo and its ongoing mission of providing a home for the cultivation of tranquility, insight and compassion within the clamor of New York City.

The concert will take place live at St. John’s in the Village, 218 W 11th St New York, NY 10014. Audience members may attend in-person or view the concert streaming online.

The concert will be roughly an hour of solo piano music, followed by light refreshments in the courtyard. All proceeds benefit New York Zendo.

$25 – Friend of New York Zendo
$50 – Supporter of New York Zendo
$100 – Patron of New York Zendo


$15 – Fan of New York Zendo
$25 – Friend of New York Zendo
$50 – Supporter of New York Zendo
$100 – Patron of New York Zendo

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Ryan DeFranzo is a pianist and composer based in New York City. Ryan has had the pleasure of performing for audiences at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall and more. His current musical adventures involve being a musician for ballet dancers training around the city, working on his own original music, and collaborating with other musicians and writers on their own work. Ryan would like to express deep gratitude for the Zen Studies Society and its invaluable offerings of friendship, compassion, guidance and hospitality.


May 21, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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