At the New York Philharmonic, historian and author CAROL J. OJA has been named as the sixth Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence. In April 2014 she will be featured in an Insights Series event titled “Leonard Bernstein Emerges: Defying Boundaries and Challenging Racial Politics During World War II.” She will also moderate an Insights Series event spotlighting pianist Yefim Bronfman and conduct research in the Philharmonic Archives. Oja is William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard University and a member of its graduate faculty in American Studies. Her newest book, Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War, will be published by Oxford University Press.
Posted September 17, 2013