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Acclaimed jazz pianist, HIV/AIDS survivor, to perform and speak at Morristown Medical Center

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Acclaimed jazz pianist Fred Hersch Credits: Steve J. Sherman
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Highly-acclaimed jazz pianist Fred Hersch will hold a free performance at Morristown Medical Center and discuss music and medicine’s role in health care, including his own experience of living with HIV/AIDS, at the “Musical Grand Rounds,” on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012.

The event will be held at the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheatre at Morristown Medical Center, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ, from Noon-1:30pm.

Proclaimed by Vanity Fair magazine, “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade or so,” Hersch will highlight his 25-year journey with HIV/AIDS, including surviving a two-month coma in 2008, and will perform several pieces from his renowned production, “My Coma Dreams,” as well as several jazz standards. The performance and discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

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Lunch will be provided. Parking on-site for the event is $4. Registration is required. Please call 1-800-247-9580 to register.

The event is sponsored by The Jeffrey Frank Wacks Music Therapy Program at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center, the Healing Arts program at Atlantic Health System, and Steinway and Sons.

For more information about Fred Hersch, please visit: www.fredhersch.com

For more information about Morristown Medical Center, please visit: www.atlantichealth.org

 

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