Lectures by Joelle Wallach at 92nd St. Y on December 13 and New York
Society Library on December 15
Composer Joelle Wallach will be giving lectures on the following dates:
Saturday, December 13 at 4 PM - The American Songbook as Melting Pot
Mosaic: Rodgers & Hart - Bridging the Sacred and the Secular through
Music. This will be part of the Havdalah Lectures at the 92nd Street
Y, 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. To register for the
December 13, contact the 92nd St. Y at 212-415-5500 or visit them online
Read The Great American (Jewish) Songbook, an online Jewish
Week article about the lecture series at
Monday, December 15, 2008 6:30 PM - The Miraculous Messiah of G. F.
Handel - The New York Society Library, 53 East 79th Street - between
Madison and Park Avenues in Manhattan. Tickets are $10 in advance/ $15
at the door. More information at (212) 288-6900 or http://www.nysoclib.org/.
Joelle Wallach composes music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo
voices and choruses. Her String Quartet 1995 was the American Composers
Alliance nominee for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in Music. The New York
Philharmonic Ensembles premiered her octet, From the Forest of Chimneys,
written to celebrate their 10th anniversary; and the New York Choral
Society commissioned her secular oratorio, Toward a Time of Renewal, for
200 voices and orchestra to commemorate their 35th Anniversary Season
in Carnegie Hall. Wallach's early training in piano, voice, theory,
bassoon and violin included study at the Juilliard Preparatory Division.
In 1984 the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with John
Corigliano, granted her its first doctorate in composition.
Joelle Wallach is currently composing Runes and Ritual, a commission
??66rom the James Piano Quartet. A new orchestral project is underway
with a consortium of six orchestras spearheaded by California's
Napa Valley Symphony, Asher Raboy, Music Director, as well as the
Champaign-Urbana and Rockford Symphony Orchestras, both led by Music
Director Steven Larsen. Read The Dream of Now, Wallach's newsletter at
http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/oct08/JW_nws_101508.pdf. More about
her at http://www.joellewallach.com/.
Ms. Wallach is represented by Jeffrey James Arts Consulting, who can
be contacted at 516-586-3433 or at [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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