Bellarmine University’s Guarnaschelli Lecture
October 23, 2019 — 7:00 pm
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205
Dr. James A. Grymes, author of “The Violins of Hope: Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour,” will deliver Bellarmine University’s 2019 Guarnaschelli Lecture.
Grymes is an internationally respected musicologist, author and lecturer. His book is a stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music. It tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and the Israeli violin maker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. Grymes is a Professor of Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Bellarmine’s Guarnaschelli Lecture Series, made possible by a grant from Dr. John and Marty Guarnaschelli, brings leading arts and humanities speakers to Louisville. This event is free and open to the public.