The 2012 Mostly Orthros Festival consists of a conference during the day (9 am – 4 pm) and a concert in the evening (7:30-9 pm). The international conference will take place at the James Chapel of the Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, New York, 10027. It will include a keynote address entitled “The All-Night Vigil at the Tomb of Jesus in Early Christian Jerusalem, and its Musical Legacy East and West” by Dr. Peter Jeffery, Michael P. Grace II Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and Scheide Professor of Music History Emeritus at Princeton University. Additional presentations will be delivered by distinguished scholars Dr. Susan Boynton, Columbia University; Dr. Alexander Lingas, City University London; Dr. Achilleas Chaldaeakes, Music Department of Athens University, Greece; Dr. Grammenos Karanos, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology; Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, Brown University & Emerson College. Doctoral candidates presenting recent findings from their doctoral dissertation research include Alan Gampel, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University; Spyridon Antonopoulos, City University London; Jamie Greenberg Reuland, Department of Music, Princeton University; Adrian Sarbu, Iasi, Romania.
Conference registration fee: $25 in advance / $50 at the door. Payments accepted by check only. Payable to Axion Estin Foundation. Postmark by December 3, 2012, to receive reduced rate ($25). Mail to Axion Estin Foundation, 10 Mill Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804.
For more information on the conference contact Dr. Angelo Lampousis at (914) 235-6100 or email@example.com.