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Citizen Artists 2016

With Joseph W. Polisi
President, The Juilliard School & author, The Artist as Citizen

And special guests:

  • Jon Batiste, Bandleader, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • Monica Yunus & Camille Zamora, Sopranos and Co-founding Directors, Sing For Hope

“There should be no dividing line between artistic excellence and social consciousness.” —Joseph W. Polisi

Polisi, President of the Juilliard School, made this claim in the first edition of The Artist as Citizen, published over a decade ago. As American arts and entertainment become increasingly enmeshed with the social and political trials weighing on our nation today, his assertion is truer than ever. 2016 sees publication of a revised and expanded edition of The Artist as Citizen, in anticipation of which Damian Woetzel will speak with Polisi at the beautiful, brand-new Steinway Recital Hall. They’ll be joined by some of Juilliard’s most exemplary citizen artists: Jon Batiste bandleader on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Monica Yunus & Camille Zamora, sopranos and co-founders of Sing For Hope. The New Steinway Hall doesn’t open to the public until April, but Steinway has graciously invited the Arts Program in as their first guests.

2016 sees publication of a revised and expanded edition of The Artist as Citizen, in anticipation of which Damian Woetzel will speak with Polisi at the beautiful, brand-new Steinway Recital Hall. They’ll be joined by some of Juilliard’s most exemplary citizen artists: Jon Batiste bandleader on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Monica Yunus & Camille Zamora, sopranos and co-founders of Sing For Hope. The New Steinway Hall doesn’t open to the public until April, but Steinway has graciously invited the Arts Program in as their first guests.

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Event information
Date
Tue Mar 15, 2016
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location
Steinway Recital Hall
New York, NY, United States