December 7, 2022
Music Professor Dr. Brian S. Wilson has been invited to present at the Western Jewish Studies Association Conference in Las Vegas. Wilson's March 12 talk will explore the music of the Swiss-born American-Jewish composer Ernest Bloch. The session, entitled Ernest Bloch, the 4th B is for "Bashert!" is a play on well-known trio of musical giants commonly called the "3 B's" – Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. In Yiddish, the word "bashert" means “meant to be.” Professor Wilson, has been the Director of Jewish Studies since 2015.