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Jewish Songwriters: Exhibits and Events

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Exhibit and Events -  Tentative Schedule, March 8-April 12, 2012                            

Programs sponsored by B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University and partners

Thursday March 8, 2012, 6-8 PM. Exhibit Opening.

Opening Remarks: Dean Valeda Dent                                                              

Exhibit talk by Prof. Dan Christoffel, and Prof. Conrad Schoeffling                                                                                         

Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students                                                                                                                 

Place: Hutchins Gallery, Library, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Friday, March 9, 2012, 12:15 PM. Lecture: Ethnic Musicals: Assimilation and Integration.                                                  

Speaker: Marc Courtade                                                                                                                                                        

Place: Port Washington Public Library                                                                                                                                   

Presented by the Port Washington Public Library

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 6-8 PM. Lecture/Presentation: The Life and Legacy of Harold Arlen                                   

Speaker/Performers: Samuel Arlen, Prof. Richard Iacona and Madelain Kole                                                                        

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Broadway to Hollywood: Film Musicals of the 1940’s and 1950’s.

Speaker: Prof. John Koshel, Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students,                                                       

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall                                                                                                                                   

Educational activity at the Hillwood Museum for school groups (HS Level)

Thursday March 22, 2012, 3 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Dancing to the Rhythms of the Jewish Songwriters.                     

Speaker: Mr. David Fuchs Presented by The Post Library Association (PLA)                                                                       

Place: Hutchins Gallery, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Sunday March 25, 2012, 3-5 PM. Presentation/Performance Long Island Jewish Composers                                            

Performance by Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA)                                                                                                        

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Rogers and Hammerstein Era: Reinventing Musical Theater.

Speaker: Marc Courtade                                                                                                                                                        

Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and  music students                                                                                                                

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University                                                              

Educational activity at Hillwood Museum for school groups (HS Level)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: The Influence of Jewish Songwriters on the Speaker’s own poetry.  

Speaker: David Lehman, curator of exhibit.                                                                                                                            

Place: Hutchins Gallery, Library, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University                                                                         

Presented by the Poetry Center, and the Honors Program

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Tin Pan Alley: Composers, Lyricists and Publishers.             

Speaker: Prof. David Jasen                                                                                                                                                    

Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students                                                                                                                

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University                                                              

Educational activity at Hillwood Museum for school groups (HS Level)

Monday, April 9, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Social Satire from Vaudeville Music Revues to Broadway and Hollywood,

Speaker: Prof. Rick DesRochers                                                                                                                                            

Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students                                                                                                                 

Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University                                                              

Educational activity at Hillwood Museum for school groups (HS Level)

Thursday April 12, 12:30, 2012 Closing Ceremony Lecture/ Presentation: Laughter and Lament: The Jewish Spirit in Music     

Speaker/Performer: Prof. David Holzman                                                                                                                              

Place: Hutchins Gallery, C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University