The Aaron Copland School of Music Presents: Prof. Emeritus Alexander Kouguell Memorial Concert
Sunday, November 19, 3:00 pmFree
DATE: SUN, NOV 19, 3 PM (Reception in the Atrium, immediately following)
VENUE: LeFrak Concert Hall
TICKETS: FREE w/ online RSVP
“Music was my life from the day I was born” – Alexander Kouguell
Please join us for a concert and celebration of the life and legacy of Prof. Alexander Kouguell. Prof. Kouguell was a cellist of great renown, and was named Prof. of Cello at Queens College in 1949. He remained on the faculty until 2017, at the age of 97! He passed away in 2023, shortly before his 103rd Birthday.
You can read more about his amazing life HERE.
Prof. Kouguell and his wife Florence established a scholarship in their memory to support cellists in the music program of his beloved Aaron Copland School of Music. If you would like to honor Prof. Kouguell with a contribution, you can click the link here: https://qccommunity.qc.cuny.edu/page.aspx?pid=997
Please join us to celebrate his life and legacy. All are welcome. RSVP is not required but would be appreciated. We look forward to seeing you at the event.
A livestream of the event will be made available through the Aaron Copland School of Music’s Youtube page.