Violins Of Hope

  • Vanderbilt University

    Experience ‘The Sound of Silent Voices’ at Central Library April 10

    The Vanderbilt Libraries will host "The Silent Voices Project" on Tuesday, April 10, in the Central Library’s Community Room. Under the artistic direction of Blair faculty member Zachary Ebin, the Toronto-based Ton Beau String Quartet will perform trios and quartets by young composers based on poetry written by children of the Holocaust. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Blair, Library honor Violins of Hope project with series of upcoming performances

    Twenty-two violins—most most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust—have arrived in Music City from Israel, where they will be heard once more as the Violins of Hope. Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have planned several special events in honor of the initiative in March and April. Read More

    Mar. 23, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Violins of Hope come to Nashville, VU campus

    In March, 22 violins—most most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust—will arrive in Music City from Israel, where they will be heard once more as the Violins of Hope. Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are serving as programming partners for the visit. Read More

    Mar. 8, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mind’s Eye: Violins of Hope

    The power of hope—and a dark history—come to life through violin project Some say the violin is the instrument that most closely imitates the human voice. In March, 22 violins, most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust, will arrive in… Read More

    Feb. 26, 2018