The inspirational story of the Violins of Hope Project is a unique blend of history, humanity, and music. Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein locate and restore string instruments connected to the Holocaust and collect their stories. Join us as we present the Violins of Hope and their stories of hope and liberation through two very special events.

The Dec 13 event is SOLD OUT. There are still tickets available for the Dec 12 event.

Dr. James A. Grymes

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

An Evening Presentation with Dr. James Grymes, the author of Violins of Hope

7:00 – 8:30 pm Presentation at Temple Shalom

Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of the violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violin maker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. Join us for a presentation by Dr. James Grymes, who is captivating audiences across the country with his deep knowledge of the history of the violins and personal stories of the violin makers.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mimosa Reception at the Ritz Carlton Beach Resort, Naples

11:00 – 11:45 am Up close and personal with the Violins of Hope and violin maker Avshalom Weinstein.

Mr. Weinstein will share stories of locating and restoring violins that were played in the camps and ghettos. The violins will be on display during this pre-Luncheon reception for our sponsors.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Luncheon and a performance featuring the Violins of Hope at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort, Naples

11:45 am – 1:30 pm

The Luncheon, the premier early winter event in Naples, will include a musical performance and stories of the Violins of Hope.


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