Monday, October 3, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Kosciuszko Jazz at the Blues Alley Club
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 11:00 am
Polish Nobel Prize Winners - Panel Discussion
Please tune in for a program devoted to all Polish Nobel Prize Winners - those who are Poles (ethnicity) or Polish (citizenship).
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed on "those who conferred the greatest benefit on humankind", first instituted in 1901. Since 1903, there have been eighteen Poles who were awarded nineteen Nobel Prizes. Poles have been the recipients in all award categories: Physics, Chemistry, Physiology and Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economy.
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Sunday, October 30, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Halloween Concert - Disney Songs
Disney Songs for All Ages!
with Laura Petravage
Dress up in y0ur Halloween Costumes and join us for the magical evening with the ever-green Disney songs!
Dr. Laura M. Petravage, mezzo-soprano, is a choral conductor in the South Central Pennsylvania area. Dr. Petravage is an adjunct faculty member at Millersville University and Messiah College. She taught at George Mason University, Potomac Arts Academy, and American University.
She has performed as a soloist and chorister in the Rochester, New York, and Washington metro areas. Laura traces her Polish roots to her great grandfather, originally Piotrowicz, a Polish coal miner who emigrated to Pennsylvania. Dr. Petravage was 2nd Place Winner in the 2015 Marcella Kochańska Sembrich Vocal Competition, sponsored by the American Council for Polish Culture (ACPC) for singers of Polish descent.
Dr. Petravage completed her doctorate in choral conducting at George Mason.
University. She received her Master's of Music in choral conducting from the Eastman School of Music and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in vocal performance with a Minor in French language studies from American University. Dr. Petravage is fluent in French and German. She is a certified Kodaly specialist completing a degree in Music Education at Millersville University. She currently studies voice with Dr. Damian Savarino.
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Saturday, November 12, 2022
Celebrating Polish Independence Day with the music of F. Chopin
Please join us at the musical and verbal presentation:
Chopin - A Distant Hero Against the Oppressor with
"Cannons Buried in Flowers".
A musical tale of the composer's struggle for Poland's independence through the power of his works
by pianist Martin Labazevitch
General Audience $25
KF Members $20
Buy tickets online (link will follow up soon)
pay at the door
2025 O Str., N.W. Washington, DC 20036
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Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 7:00 pm
KFDC FUNDRAISING GALA DINNER
We are very pleased to announce our
Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner
on Saturday, December 10th at 7 PM
at the Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036MORE INFORMATION >>