Thursday, September 28, 2017
L-A Rotary to Welcome James Parakilas
Auburn - On Thursday, November 16, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at The Village Inn, 165 High Street, Auburn, James Parakilas will be the featured guest speakers at the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club. Parakilas has recently retired as the James L. Moody, Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts at Bates College, where he taught music for 37 years and where he served terms as chair of the Music Department and the Humanities Division. He regularly gives classical piano performances in the community and beyond, and he has written several books on music, including a cultural history of the piano, Piano Roles: 300 Years of Life with the Piano (2000), and an undergraduate textbook on opera, The Story of Opera (2012). In 2015 he joined the board of directors of L/A Arts; this past March he became chair of the board. Reservations are not required at the luncheon. FMI on future Rotary speakers, contact President and Program Chair, Monica Millhime, 753.9040 or email email@example.com. Events and other club information are posted at www.lewistonauburnrotary.org and www.facebook.com/lewistonmainerotary/.
Monica M. Millhime