As the excitement continues after recent approvals for the Hammerstein Center – we’ve been working diligently behind the scenes, further gathering support, donations, volunteers, materials, talent and fellow partners in the arts to get this project moving at an amazing pace. Here’s some highlighted events where you can find Will and support the project while having a great time! Also below, you'll find a release on an exclusive, local event you won't want to miss, where Will provides inside-stories on his legendary grandfather through an intimate talk-back, original Hammerstein music and a documentary screening:
March 4th, 2017
Doylestown Country Club – "American Song Book" by
Bucks County Choral Society
March 15th, 2017
Delaware Valley University – Now Closed Event
March 13th, 2017
The Players Club, NYC – A Benefit, “Oscar's Home” - MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
March 23rd, 2017
The Art of Sound – Out of My Dreams, Getting to Know Him
-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-
GETTING TO KNOW HIM
OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, TALKBACK & MORE
WILLIAM HAMMERSTEIN, ESQ.
An intimate look into the life of legendary lyricist
LAMBERTVILLE, NJ (2/10/2017) – The Art of Sound LLC, based in Lambertville, NJ announces their co-hosting of an evening with William Hammerstein, ESQ., grandson of world-renowned lyricist, humanitarian and political activist, Oscar Hammerstein II. This special event will include a meet and greet with William, a documentary screening of JoAnn Young’s, ever-popular documentary of “Out of My Dreams”, highlighting the life and works of Oscar Hammerstein II, as well as a talk-back after the featured film, additionally including the latest developments of the notable Hammerstein Center project in Doylestown, PA. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will also be served. This is an exclusive event, scheduled for Thursday, March 23rd, 6:30pm-9:30pm and is limited to only 35 pre-registered guests. Seats can be reserved by calling the Art of Sound’s showroom at 609-483-5000.
“I’m especially excited to share my grandfather’s unifying work during this time of intense polarization in America. I’m hoping that by showcasing the work of Rodgers and Hammerstein, listeners of all stripes will be inspired to be better Americans, while learning about a man who was a true role model for all.” – said William Hammerstein.
Guests are also sure to enjoy listening to the famous, original works of Hammerstein brought back to life on state-of-the-art equipment throughout the Art of Sound, including Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, & The Sound of Music.
“We are very enthusiastic about offering this multi-faceted and entertaining evening to guests. Not many people know Oscar’s global and impactful work was created essentially down the street. We are proud to offer a front-row experience to the night within our intimate setting, while also learning more about the empowering efforts happening in preserving Will’s grandfather’s farm and turning it into a museum, a project that will be tremendously meaningful to our area’s incredible, artistic history.” – said John Nirmaier, proprietor of the Art of Sound.
BIO: William Hammerstein, Esq. President and CEO, Hammerstein Center
Will is a grandson of Oscar Hammerstein II and a founding board member of HammersteinCenter.org. He graduated from Bard College with a BFA, including studies in art preservation. Later, he received his law degree from Pace University School of Law with a certificate in Environmental Law, including the study of Historic Preservation.
ABOUT THE ART OF SOUND:
Considered designers of sound, The Art of Sound, LLC offers expert technology, utmost personal, customer service and a state-of-the-art showroom located in Lambertville, NJ. The Art of Sound caters to serious music lovers, both residential and commercial, proudly curating the ultimate, in-concert experience for music aficionados. The Art of Sound specializes in Audio-Visual Design, creating Whole House Audio, Two-Channel Audio, & Multi-Channel Home Theater Environments, as well as Wi-Fi Solutions. Never before has sound been more advanced and stylish. To find out more, visit www.TheArtOfSoundLLC.com.
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