Drew University and the Byron Society of America present

Collecting Byron:

A Conference in Celebration of the Byron Society Collection

Founded by Marsha M. Manns and Leslie A. Marchand,
now housed in the University Library at Drew University.

April 11-13, 2014

Mead Hall
Drew University
Madison, New Jersey.

Featuring the Ninth Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture:

Alice Levine, Hofstra University, “Selecting Byron.”


Peter Accardo
Emily A. Bernhard Jackson
Alexis Chema
Isaac Cowell
Paul Curtis
Gary Dyer
Doucet Devin Fischer
John S. Gatton
Alexander Grammatikos
Jacob Hughes
Alice Levine
Marsha Manns
Julia Markus
David McClay
L. Adam Mekler
Kaila Rose Nicholl
David Radcliffe
Andrew Scrimgeour
Troy Wellington Smith
Jack G. Wasserman

Collecting Byron: An Exhibition

Including featured items from individual collectors who contributed to the Collection’s holdings.
Curated by Lucy Marks and Cassie Brand, with the assistance of Brian  Shetler and Susannah Buck.

Special performance, “Byron and the Romantic Composer”

Robert Butts, Conductor, New Jersey Baroque Ensemble, with performers:
Piano – Alex Cap; Tenor – Kevin Peters; Baritone – Don Sheasley; Soprano – Allyson Carvajal.

Complete conference program is available online.

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Directions to Drew University: http://www.drew.edu/mapsanddirections/

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Madison Hotel, www.themadisonhotel.com

  • $89 per night, buffet breakfast included.  Must book by March 11 for this rate.
  • For reservations, call 1-800-526-0729 or 973-0285-1800.