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Tue, Sep 12


Building 520

Creative Souls Series:

You are invited to the September Creative Souls event to meet and hear from author, Dr. Kellie Brown. She will be presenting a reading, a Q&A session and book signing for her book, The Sound of Hope: Music as a Solace, Resistance and Salvation During the Holocaust and World War II.

Creative Souls Series:
Creative Souls Series:

Time & Location

Sep 12, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Building 520, 520 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643, USA

About the event

At this Creative Souls Event you will:

  • Hear Dr Kellie Brown give a live reading from the book The Sound of Hope,
  • Take part in a Q&A session with Kellie.
  • Connect during informal gathering time with Dr Kellie Brown and others.
  • Get your copy of The Sound of Hope signed*
  • Enjoy light refreshments and great company of others

Dr. Kellie Brown serves as Chair of the Music Department and Professor of Music at Milligan University. She is a gifted violinist and conductor who has performed throughout the country. Dr. Brown is a highly knowledgeable and respected teacher who has impacted thousands of music students from preschool age to adult during her 30-year teaching career. She remains a committed arts advocate in the community and is the recipient of numerous awards for her teaching and contributions to the arts. In addition, Dr. Brown is an accomplished writer and researcher. As a recognized authority on music during the Holocaust, Dr. Brown has spoken frequently at academic institutions and conferences around the world. Her award-winning book, The Sound of Hope: Music as Solace, Resistance and Salvation during the Holocaust and World War II, was released by McFarland Publishing in 2020 and has received both national and international acclaim. In their review of this book, The Washington Post has declared that she “…has succeeded admirably in bringing together in one volume so much important research.” Dr. Brown is currently working on a new project on hope and music for Oxford University Press that will be published in 2024.

All Creative Souls events are free and open to the public.

This program is run with donations and sponsors. Refreshments will be provided by Elizabethton Public Library. Riverside Taphouse will be pouring drinks for purchase.

*Dr Kellie Brown's book The Sound of Hope will be available to purchase. Thank You to our sponsors: August Muse, Elizabethton Public Library, Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance, Riverside Taphouse, and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

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