11th Annual Richard J. Yashek Memorial Lecture
March 31, 2015
7:30 PM Wachovia Theatre, Albright College
Lecture featuring Dr. James A. Grymes, UNC Charlotte
"Violins of Hope"
Musicologist James A. Grymes will discuss his new book, Violins of Hope: Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind's Darkest Hour. A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmaker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life.