September 13, 2016 –
Searching for the Musical Dossenbachs - in the Parks and Music Halls of Early 20th Century Rochester, and Along the Shores of Lake Ontario by Lisa Kleman Hermann and Theodore Dossenbach, children of poor German immigrants, founded the Rochester Park Band and the Dossenbach Orchestra (precursor to the RPO), and the music school which became the Eastman School of Music. They were also George Eastman's Quartet from 1905 to 1919. Rochester was their city, but Lake Ontario was their playground where they entertained at Ontario Beach Park, Bartholomay Pavilion, the Island Cottage Hotel, Glen Haven, Sea Breeze/Dreamland, and at Webster's Forest Lawn summer community. Please note that pre-registration is required for our programs at the Greece Public Library. You may register online at the Greece Public Library website www.greecepubliclibrary.org go to calendar and click on event. Or call the library at 585-225-8951. "Please register each person attending the program."