The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College will present a panel discussion of the 2019 Berkshire summer theater season featuring Edge contributors J. Peter Bergman and Dan Dwyer Friday, Sept. 13, at the Berkshire Museum.
She led the innovative Ashley Falls Program for third- and fourth-graders within the Southern Berkshire Regional School District. Children thrived in this alternative classroom where her loving acceptance of children and curiosity about learning were infectious.
“Phyllis’s extraordinary artistry and deeply effective role as a master teacher at Tanglewood, all informed by her dynamic presence, dignity, and elegance as a human being, gives Curtin, a place of honor in Tanglewood’s pantheon of great major musical figures who have had an undeniable impact on the festival and its school.”
— Mark Volpe, Boston Symphony Orchestra Managing Director
At the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Mass., Ski Butternut and Catamount will sponsor a screening of the ski movie “Pretty Faces (2014)” on Saturday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m., which celebrates women who thrive in snow.
Bard College President Leon Botstein has announced the appointment of Dr. Ian Bickford, Simon’s Rock ‘95, as provost of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Bickford will begin his term in January, succeeding Dr. Peter Laipson.
Joan travelled extensively, was an accomplished pianist and for many years she was a Guild Member of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, and enjoyed bringing family and friends whenever she could.
Her love of flying would take her all over New England and she often stated that flying gave her the greatest sense of accomplishment and joy.