St. Norbert College Miller Lecture Series to Feature Gerard Edery

Thursday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, February 7, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl, stefanie.trinkl@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

Musical folklorist and master musician Gerard Edery will perform, "Treasures of World Song," as a part of the Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding. The event will take place on Thursday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts, on the St. Norbert College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Edery received his master's of music from the Manhattan School of Music. He specializes in the music of the Sephardic Jews, whose culture includes repertoire from the Judeo-Arab, Judeo-Spanish, Argentinian, Middle-Eastern, Northern European and Eastern European musical worlds. He has been a featured artist for Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Center for Jewish History and the Spirit of Fez educational outreach at Royce Hall in L.A.

Edery has also served as part-time faculty at institutes such as the Manhattan School of Music, the American Institute of Guitar, Hebrew arts schools in New York City, the University of Guanajuato, Mexico and McGill University in Montreal.

The Norman and Louis Miller Lecture Series celebrates human dignity and encourages better understanding between people, promoting unity, communication and tolerance among different cultures, religions, ethnicities and traditions.

For more information, contact The Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice and Public Understanding via e-mail at nmc@snc.edu or call 920-403-3919.