Music Research in the Digital Era
21-26 June 2015 NYC
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Wednesday Tours

Tours are complimentary, and available on a first-come, first-served basis as part of the registration process. All tours will occur on Wednesday, 24 June, unless otherwise indicated.

Statue of Liberty + Ellis Island
Climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty for a panoramic view of Lower Manhattan and New York Harbor. Self-guided tour of the museum at New York's historic immigration port of entry. [Max 50 persons]

Ellis Island Hard Hat Tour + Liberty Island
Guided tour of the museum and grounds of New York's historic immigration port of entry (1882-1934). [Max 50 persons]

9/11 Museum and Memorial
Guided tour of the museum and outdoor memorial dedicated to the events of 11 September 2001. [Max 100 persons]

Met Museum Musical Instrument Collection
Guided tour of the museum's superlative collection of musical instruments, plus access to the main museum. [Max 50 persons]

Harlem Wednesday Gospel Walking Tour (17:15-20:15)
Guided walk through New York City's historical African-American neighborhood, ending with a gospel church service. [Max 25 persons]

Harlem Heritage Apollo Theatre Walking Tour
Guided walk through New York City's historic African-American neighborhood, ending with a backstage tour and mock “amateur night” at the famed Apollo Theatre. [Max 25 persons]

Steinway Factory Tour
See how a concert grand piano is made in this tour through Steinway's American factory. [Max 12 persons]

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Guided tour through a preserved 1863 tenement building and its environs in New York City's historic immigrant neighborhood. [Max 50 persons]

Chelsea Art Galleries
Join a local IAML member on a visit to New York City's densest cluster of art galleries. [Max 50 persons]

Morgan Library & Museum
Tour this world-class rare book and manuscript library with an inside look at its music collection. [Max 50 persons]

Louis Armstrong House
On the tour, audio clips from Louis's homemade recordings are played, and visitors hear Louis practicing his trumpet, enjoying a meal, or talking with his friends. Visitors also get to enjoy an exhibit on Louis's life and legacy, and the Armstrongs' beautiful Japanese-inspired garden. [Max 60 persons]

Leonard Bernstein's New York
Visit the sites where Bernstein lived and worked (from the Osborne to the Dakota) as well as some of the locations from the scenes in his Broadway shows and movies. Finishes with a visit to the Bernstein family apartment and a conversation with Bernstein's daughter Jamie. [Max 25 persons]

Gustav Mahler's New York
Visit the locations where Mahler lived and worked while in New York as well as some of the places that he wrote home about. Co-sponsored by the Gustav Mahler Society of New York. [Max 25 persons]

Antonín Dvořák's New York
Visit the locations where Dvořák lived and work while writing his Symphony No. 9. Visit includes visit to Dvořák Room at the Bohemian National Hall. Co-sponsored by the Dvořák American Heritage Association. [Max 25 persons]

Music in Early Nineteenth-Century New York
Visit the site of US premiere of Beethoven's Ninth and Jenny Lind's first performance. Learn about the first Philharmonic Society of 1799 who played for George Washington's funeral... And more [Max 25 persons]

Carnegie Hall
Tour led by Gino Francesconi, Archives Director and the Archives staff at Carnegie Hall. [Max 40 persons]

Brooklyn's Music: 19th Century to Rock 'n' Roll (13:00-14:30)
Begin walking tour on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights; visit the site of America's first performing arts center; proceed through downtown Brooklyn with a pause in/at the former Paramount Fox theaters for a discussion of early Rock and Roll at these venues. Finish up BAM for a tour of the opera house and a final seated visual presentation. [Max 30 persons]

Brooklyn's Black Renaissance in Fort Greene 1980-1990 (15:30-17:00)
Begin at BAM with seated visual presentation. Walk sites of important artists living and working in Ft. Greene 1980-1990. [Max 25 persons]

ACCOMPANYING PERSONS TOUR Tuesday, 23 June 2015
The Cloisters
New York City's museum of medieval art and architecture. [Max 15 persons]