ARSC New York Chapter
DECEMBER 2011 Meeting
7 P. M. Thursday, 12/15/11
at the CUNY Sonic Arts Center
West 140th Street & Convent Avenue, New York
or enter at 138th Street off Convent Avenue
Shepard Hall (the Gothic building) - Recital Hall  (Room 95, Basement level)
An elevator is located in the center of the building

Please note that December 15th is the correct meeting date

"Remembering Willy Lerner and Music Masters"

An affectionate glance back at the famous record shop on West 43rd Street and its renowned proprietor. An assemblage of collectors will offer "round table" recollections. The panel is likely to include Gary Thalheimer, R. Peter Munves, Dan Langan, Sheldon Hoffmann, Seth Winner and Joel Carr.

If you have a favorite memory of Music Masters, please join the discussion!


"Restoring the Robert Johnson Legacy"

Seth Winner will discuss his work for Sony Music remastering and restoring
the recently released new issue of the complete recordings of the "King Of The Delta Blues Singers".  For those who receive the ARSC Journal, be sure to read Ed Komara's excellent summary of the reissue history of the recordings on pp. 283-87 of the Fall, 2011 issue (Vol. 42, No. 2)


Subway: Take the 1 train to 137th Street City College and walk north to 140th St. & Broadway,
then go east to 140th St. & Convent Avenue. Take the A, B, C, or D trains to 145th St, go south on St. Nicholas to 141st St, (one long block), then west one block to Convent Avenue.
and south one more block to 140th & Convent Avenue.
Bus: M4 and M5 on Broadway; M 100, 101 on Amsterdam Ave (one block West of Convent Avenue.)

The Sonic Arts Center at CCNY offers 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Music with a concentration in Music and Audio Technology.  Their program provides an in-depth curriculum emphasizing real-world skills with a project-based approach.  Students enjoy a well-rounded program, with emphasis on audio technology, music theory, orchestration, and history to help them compete in a field that today demands an ever-growing and highly diverse skill set.


All ARSC NY Chapter meetings are free and open to the public.
voluntary contributions to help defray our expenses are welcome!

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