Upcoming Visiting Scholar – Dr. Tamara Freeman

It’s been fun working with Dr. Freeman and the Holocaust Education Resource Council to make this event happen. Hope to see you there!

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Dr. Tamara R. FreemanMusicologist, Association of Holocaust OrganizationsHolocaust Music Educator & Recitalist

Please join us this Thursday as we welcome Dr. Tamara Freeman, Holocaust ethnomusicologist, teacher, viola recitalist, and singer, to our weekly Society for Musicology Meeting. Dr. Freeman will give a lecture titled, “Music Composed in the WWII Ghettos and Concentration Camps: Jewish Prisoner’s Expressions of Despair, Hope, Resilience, and Resistance” and play her 1935 Joseph Bausch viola, which was rescued from the Holocaust in 1942.

About the Speaker:

Tamara Reps Freeman received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education degree, summa cum laude, from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, NJ.  She is the musicologist for the Association of Holocaust Organizations, the international alliance of Holocaust museums and education commissions.

Her dissertation, Using Holocaust Music to Encourage Racial Respect: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Grades K-12, is our country’s first and only Holocaust music education curriculum for students in Kindergarten – 12th grade. The curriculum was created in response to the…

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Visiting Scholar Dr. Ellen Koskoff

Come check out visiting scholar Ellen Koskoff! It’s going to be an excellent presentation 🙂

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Please join us as we welcome Dr. Ellen Koskoff, Professor of Ethnomusicology at Eastman School of Music/University of Rochester, to our campus next week! She will be giving a lecture titled “Re-entering, Reconnecting, Rehearsing, and Reconstructing:
Fieldwork After Sixty” in the Longmire Recital Hall at 4 pm.
A reception will follow.

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Abstract: From June, 2007 until May, 2008, I lived in Bali Indonesia, conducting fieldwork in a small community (banjar), where I played with a local gamelan angklung group for Balinese Hindu cremations. Today, I share some of the unexpected surprises I encountered there. I’ll set some scenes and read some entries from my (un-edited) diary, so that you can hear a more direct voice, one that was often struggling with existential questions, like life and death, childhood and old age, and changing gender identites. Structured in four sections, this talk addresses fieldwork as an opportunity to confront and grapple…

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