Sherman Leis and Julianne Baird Performance Begins Spring 2017 Mallery Concert Series

The celebrated Mallery Concert Series begins its spring 2017 lineup as Rutgers University–Camden alumnus Sherman Leis, a surgeon, professor, lecturer, and founder of Philadelphia’s Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, performs on clarinet with the incomparable Julianne Baird, a distinguished professor of music at Rutgers–Camden, on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Sherman Leis

All series performances, which are free of charge and open to the public, will be held on Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Room, located on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building on the Rutgers–Camden campus.

Leis, a 1963 graduate of Rutgers–Camden, is board certified in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. In addition to being one of America’s top plastic surgeons, he is an accomplished clarinetist and president of the Lower Merion Symphony.

Additional performances are as follows:

Feb. 1
Gabriel Schaff, violin, and Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin

Feb. 8
Elysian Camerata

Feb. 15
Adeline Tomasone, flute, and guests

Feb. 22
Bradley Burgess, piano

March 1
Gavin Black, harpsichord

March 8
Aizuri Quartet

March 22
Jean Lin, piano

March 29
Aligheri Duo, featuring Candace Chien, piano, and Nicholas Pappone, violin

April 5
Clipper Erickson, piano

April 12
Alessandra Tiraterra, piano

The concerts are presented by the Rutgers–Camden Department of Fine Arts and led by Artistic Director Joseph Schiavo, associate teaching professor of music and associate dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers­–Camden.

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