Wonderlust Preludes & Performances enrich your appreciation of the vast cultural opportunities in our area by offering you insights into the creation and presentation of visual, musical, theatrical and other arts.

Date: Sunday, April 8, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Great Room, MSU Alumni Foundation, 1501 11th Ave., Bozeman

NOTE: Parking in MSU lots is free on Sundays.

Lori Rosolowsky will share poignant and humorous stories of her relatives’ unlikely escapes from Nazi persecution and her aunt’s role (at age 23) as a translator/ interpreter at Nuremberg, using archival video footage and narration from family memoirs. She and fellow musicians will perform music by her great uncle, renowned Jewish composer Herbert Fromm, as well as Rosolowsky’s own songs. She will share stories of her family’s enduring contributions in medicine, human rights, architecture, music, and education, including the founding of the Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning in San Francisco, a precursor to organizations like Wonderlust. During the Q&A, the audience will share related anecdotes and discuss methods to chronicle their stories for their own families.

To register, visit www.msuaf.org/Escapes18 or call 994-6461. Registration opens Friday, Jan. 12. $10/person This program is offered to the public through the MSU Wonderlust/MSU Alumni Foundation partnership. Light refreshments served. Proceeds from ticket sales support honoraria for performers.

Presentor: Lori Rosolowsky

RosolowskyLori Rosolowsky, PhD, creates and performs innovative performance pieces, combining her background as an Oberlin-trained classical pianist, singer-songwriter, jazz pianist and bandleader, comic actor and improviser, piano teacher and educator, former environmental scientist and social activist. She is founder and Principal of Open Sky Artists, LLC, a performing arts management and consulting firm, with clients in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Arizona and Montana. Lori spearheads MSU Wonderlust’s Preludes & Performances programs. www.lorirosolowsky.com

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MSU Wonderlust is a high-qualitycommunity resource for lifelong learning for the Bozeman area.  Here is university-quality instruction by experts in a huge number of subjects, some multi-week courses, some one-off events.  They come free of homework, exams, or papers: The MSU Wonderlust experience is just a chance to learn new things or review things we’d already studied.  It was also an opportunity to meet people with a wide variety of interests.

Last year we transferred to operations to MSU and took on the supportive role as "Friends of..."  This past year was our first as Friends of MSU Wonderlust with the mission to support and promote MSU Wonderlust.  

Gerry Wheeler, President of Friends of Wonderlust