USDAN CENTER RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE
LINDA AND ISAAC STERN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
THE 2012 ISAAC STERN STRING SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship in the name of Isaac Stern, the violinist, educator,
humanitarian, and savior of Carnegie Hall, will soon be presented to a
violin student at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
(www.usdan.com). The scholarship has been funded by a generous grant from
the Linda and Isaac Stern Charitable Foundation. Usdan¹s faculty will hold
auditions this spring in order to identify the winning student.
The Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University invites applications for
the 2012-2013 Harry Starr Fellowship in Judaica on the theme:
“Music in Jewish Life”
Applications are welcome from candidates across the disciplines treating
topics related to Jewish music and its place in Jewish experience. Projects
may span historical and/or contemporary subjects and may draw on a range of
archival and/or ethnographic sources. The terms of the Starr endowment
specify that projects must be of an academic and scholarly nature, whatever
their topic or disciplinary orientation.
Ph.D. degree required
The Research Grants Program of the Association for Recorded Sound
Collections supports scholarship and publication in the fields of sound
recording research and audio preservation. (This program is separate from
the ARSC Preservation Grants Program, which encourages and supports the
preservation of historically significant sound recordings of Western Art
Music.) Project categories eligible for consideration include: discography,
bibliography, historical studies of the sound recording industry and its
products, and any other subject likely to increase the public’s
understanding and appreciation of the lasting importance of recorded sound.
ARSC encourages applications from individuals whose research forms part of
an academic program at the master’s or doctoral level.
For more information, visit:
THE FRIENDS OF THE SECULAR YIDDISH SCHOOLS
IN NORTH AMERICA COLLECTION
At Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections
is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its
Annual Research Fellowship 2007-2008
The sum of $3-4,000 to be awarded to the applicant who will commit to at least a 2 month in-residence period (of choice) using the impressive multilingual resources (Yiddish, English and Hebrew) of the extensive SYSNA Archival Collection. Fluency in reading Yiddish is required. A substantive publishable paper or project in any of the three languages is one of the goals of this fellowship.
A distinguished panel of scholars in Jewish/Yiddish Studies, Education, Bilingualism and Ethnicity will review all applications.
The deadline for submission of applications (in triplicate) is May 15, 2007.…
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The 12th KlezKanada season has opened its Youth Scholarship Program. KlezKanada takes place each year north of Montreal, Quebec, Canada at the B’nai B’rith camp, and each summer is filled with exciting music, dance, theater, arts and Jewish culture of all kinds. If you haven’t been, check it out. And if your child plays an instrument, and you are looking for the perfect family music camp, KlezKanada will be one of the best experiences yet.
Anni Eisler-Lehmann Stiftung (Foundation) in Mainz Germany at:
http://www.anni-eisler-lehmann-stiftung.de Scholarships for Jewish musicians…
A website dedicated to the music and life of composer Ami Aloni. Information about scholarship funds to encourage young composers of Jewish music is also available. http://alonimusic.org/.