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Nazareth Honors Program Presents Making a Difference Through Arts, Feb. 23

  • Published: February 04, 2010

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For more information on this event, contact Marjorie Roth, associate professor of music history, at (585) 389-2686 or email mroth1@naz.edu.

Nazareth Honors Program Presents Making a Difference Through Arts, Feb. 23

Nazareth College’s Honors Program is proud to present Dr. Rena Sharon as its spring semester guest lecturer on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m., in room A-13 in the Nazareth College Arts Center. Sharon’s lecture, Making a Difference Through the Arts, will discuss her recent involvement in conflict management and how she has applied the psychological, musical, social, and political experience of chamber music rehearsal as a model for peace negotiation. Her talk will focus on how the arts can provide vital means of changing our world on political, social, spiritual, and personal levels. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information on this event, contact Marjorie Roth, associate professor of music history, at (585) 389-2686 or email mroth1@naz.edu. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618.

Sharon was born in Montreal, Canada and began her musical career at the age of eight. She is a concert pianist, performing artist, teacher, and the founder and artistic director of The Song Circle, an innovative performance arts company dedicated to the art of song. Throughout her career, her work has brought her recognition such as the Dean of Arts Award in 2000 for her excellence in teaching, research, and community outreach activities. Currently, she is a professor of collaborative piano studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and is the artistic co-director of the Young Artist Experience, an interdisciplinary chamber music camp for gifted teens.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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