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The premier Vero Beach lecture program, now in its 38th year, brings the finest arts and humanities scholars to our community. In 2020, the Museum will present four high-profile speakers. Live seating has SOLD OUT! REGISTER NOW for Simulcast seating in the Leonhardt Auditorium. Individual simulcast presentation tickets are also available.
Michael Lasser, Music Scholar Cindy Miller and Alan Jones, Musicians The songwriters of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway borrowed from ragtime and jazz to make a new, distinctively American popular music. Irving Berlin, raised in poverty on the Lower East Side, was working as a singing waiter in a tough joint in Chinatown when he wrote his first song. George Gershwin was a teenager who used to sneak into Harlem rent parties to hear the piano players “stride” across the…