Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
01/13/17 • 7 PM
SHABBAT ITALIANO – Serenata Italiana: The Music of the Italian Jews 06/16/17
Dr. Ronit Seter
Musicologist specializing in Israeli art music
Providing context for the Kolot HaLev concert which follows at 4:00pm
Dr. Ronit Seter studies twentieth-century music and served on the faculties of the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University, the George Washington University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and American University in Washington DC.
A contributor to the Grove Music Online (12 entries about Israeli composers), she has published in Tempo, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, Jewish Women Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Judaica, Notes, Min-Ad, Musica Judaica, Journal of the American Musicological Society, and Musical Quarterly.
Her book in progress on Israeli composers—supported by both a stipend and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities—is under contract with Oxford University Press.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
8300 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815