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Music and Medicine Performed and Discussed Nov 16

The Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton in collaboration with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and WVIA will present “Music and Medicine: George Gershwin” on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at WVIA studio in Pittston. A reception will immediately follow. Reservations are required to attend and the recommended contribution is $20 per person.
November 3, 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton in collaboration with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and WVIA, will present “Music and Medicine: George Gershwin.”

A Juilliard-trained pianist and Harvard Medical School graduate, Richard Kogan, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program. He will explore the role of music in the healing process and discuss the psychological and mental illnesses relevant to the creativity of Gershwin. He will also perform brief selections of Gershwin’s music.

The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. at WVIA, Pittston, followed by a reception. Reservations are required to attend and the recommended contribution is $20 per person. To register, contact Alicen Morrison, Schemel Forum assistant, at 570-941-6206 or by email at alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

For more information on Schemel Forum programs and memberships, contact Sondra Myers, Schemel Forum director, at 570-941-4089 or Sondra.myers@scranton.edu.

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