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Jewish Music in New Orleans

"From Europe to New Orleans: Jewish Music Past and Present

Date: Monday, March 4, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Building: Rogers Memorial Chapel
Location: uptown campus

The conference, which includes distinguished scholars fromIndianaUniversity, Brandeis University, Hebrew Union College-JewishInstituteofReligion, as wellas Tulanefacultyand New Orleans historicalexperts, was organized by TulaneUniversitymusicologist, Dr. John H. Baron, in conjunction with the Jewish Music Forum, the academic arm oftheAmerican SocietyforJewish Music.

 

Focusingon the pathways of Jewish musicfrom Europeto America and, specifically, New Orleans, the morningsessions areentitled, European Roots ofAmerican Jewish Music” and American Adaptations of European Experiences” and the afternoonsession, “Jews and Music in New Orleansvis- vis European Roots andAmerican Experiences.”  Foracomplete programof individual conferencetopics and presenters visit www.jewishmusicforum.org.

 


Sponsored by: Newcomb Music Department as well as American Society for Jewish Music's Jewish Music Forum, Tulane Department of Jewish Studies, the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Temple Sinai (New Orleans), and Cantor Jamie Marx, Touro Synagogue (New Orleans)

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Diane Banfell via email to caccini@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-862-3212

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/music






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