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Keefe ’98 Performs on Live from Lincoln Center

Noted violinist Erin Keefe ’98, who in 2008 had a day named after her by the City of Northampton, recently appeared on PBS as part of the Live from Lincoln Center series. As a member of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, she performed in String Sextet by Brahms. Now in its 35th season, Live From Lincoln Center makes performances by Lincoln Center’s great artists accessible to home viewers across the United States.

A graduate of The Williston Northampton School, The Curtis Institute, and The Juilliard School, Erin has been hailed by The New York Times as “an impressive violin soloist.” Winner of the 2006 Avery Fisher Career Grant, she is quickly establishing a reputation and earning praise as a compelling artist who is “among the top violinists of her generation” (The Albuquerque Journal).

Erin will return to her home turf of Northampton, MA, to perform Brahms’ Double Concerto in A minor and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor with the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra on May 21, 2011, at the Academy of Music. She also has upcoming performances in Sarasota Springs, Boston, Minneapolis, and elsewhere.

Read more at her website.

Kawie ’68 Headlines 9th Annual Diversity Conference

The Williston Northampton School will hold its ninth annual Diversity Conference on Thursday, January 27, 2011. The theme of this year’s event is “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World.” All students will participate in their choice of over 90 workshops led by fellow students, staff, faculty, parents, alumni, and community members on many aspects of diversity including age, ability, race, gender, political affiliation, language, religion, socio-economic status, family composition, ethnicity, sexual orientation, adoption, and more.

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