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Currently in its 41st concert season, the American String Quartet (ASQ) is internationally recognized as one of the world's finest ensembles and has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous.  Well known for its exceptional recordings of quartets by European masters and American composers, the ASQ’s recordings of the complete Mozart string quartets on a matched set of Stradivarius instruments are widely held to set the standard for this repertoire.  Formed in 1974 when its original members were students at the Juilliard School, the ASQ was launched by winning both the Coleman Competition and the Naumburg Chamber Music Award in the same year.  Since that time, the ASQ has continued to delight audiences across the globe with their outstanding performances.  Please join us for this final concert of the 2016-2017 season.  Meet the musicians (Peter Winograd, violin; Laurie Carney, violin; Daniel Avshaolomov, viola; Wolfram Koessel, cello) and enjoy refreshments at the post-concert reception.

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM; starting 4/9/2017, ending 4/9/2017

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Tuition: $40.00

Location : Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester Location : 
  Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester.

Instructor : N.A. 

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The old Lower East Side comes alive in this walking tour.  Central to the tour is the Jewish neighborhood, whose teeming tenements formed the heart of the most crowded place in the late nineteenth century world, including stops before a gloriously restored historic synagogue and the Jewish-owned bank tower where struggling immigrants built their nest eggs.  We also briefly visit the surrounding wards, marked at the time by gangs, flophouses, homeless newsboys and the noisy, smoke-belching elevated railway, as well as the seventeenth century Jewish cemetery that is the oldest human site in Manhattan.  Along the way, Velona tracks unforgettable photographs by Jacob Riis and others to the exact spots they were taken, portraying the struggles and desperation of immigrant lif  

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 4/30/2017, ending 4/30/2017

Tuition: $50.00

Location : T.B.D. Location : 

Instructor : Jess Velona 

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