Contact: Public Affairs
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
will sponsor a lecture titled “The Miracle of Mozart and Beethoven: The
Classical Era in Music,” from 7:30-9 p.m., Wednesday, November 18, in the
Choate House Art Gallery, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville. It is free and
open to the public. For more information, call (914) 773-3781.
Concert pianist Judith Alstadter, professor of music and artist-in-residence
in the theater and fine arts department at Pace University’s Dyson College of
Arts and Sciences, will explore the classical works of Mozart and Beethoven
using recorded musical examples and video excerpts.
Alstadter is a graduate of the Juilliard School, and she received her doctoral
degree from Yale Music School. She has performed in the United States, Europe
and the Caribbean. Her Allice Tully Hall series, devoted to the complete piano
works of Gabriel Fauré, was widely acclaimed. She is founder and director of the
Minneswaska Chamber Music Society, which performs classics to jazz repertoire.
Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and
Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate
and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin
School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of
Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.