Violins of Hope Opening Reception

To kick off the events of Violins of Hope Louisville, supporters gathered at the Frazier History Museum on Oct. 17.

Photos by Kathryn Harrington

  • Miriam Ostroff, Rabbi Bob Slosberg, Linda Schuster and Paula Harshaw.

  • Paula Harshaw, Luthier Avshalom Weinstein and Miriam Ostroff.

  • Danielle and Cathy Mckenzie.

  • Jeff Barr and Matt Goldberg.

  • Denise Schiller and Board President of the Louisville Orchestra John Malloy.

  • Rachel Platt with Jerry and Madeline Abramson.

  • Director of Community Engagement and Outreach for the Frazier History Museum Rachel Platt.

  • Violinist James Racine and Miriam Ostroff.

  • Rabbi Bob Slosberg.

  • Jerry Abramson.

  • Miriam Ostroff.

  • Mayor Greg Fischer.

  • Mayor Greg Fischer and Miriam Ostroff.

  • Mayor Greg Fischer and Miriam Ostroff.

  • Ann Leah Blieden, Laura Koby, Bonnie Toborowsky and Ann Sternberg.

  • Mayor Greg Fischer and Miriam Ostroff.

  • James Racine plays a violin from the Violins of Hope collection. The violin, dated 1929, was made by Yaacov Zimmerman who worked in Warsaw. Zimmerman was known to support young violinists and had many clients, both Jews and Christians.

  • Avshalom Weinstein is the founder of the Violins of Hope project together with his father, Amnon.

  • Avshalom Weinstein is the founder of the Violins of Hope project together with his father, Amnon.

  • Heather O’Mara and Kevin Brost.

  • Teresa Reed, Laura Vicic, John Newell, Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, Mona Newell, Director of Learning and Community for the Louisville Orchestra Blake-Anthony Johnson and Michelle Winters.

  • Meghan and Kirk Randolph.

  • Steve Shapiro, Frank Weisberg and Louis Waterman.

  • Mac and Eileen Brown with James Racine and Rachel Platt.

  • Carol Hebel, Miriam Ostroff and Charles Hebel.

  • Jeffrey Jamner, Eileen Pickett and Mackenzie Woodward.