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Rehearsal of the Jewish Community Center Orchestra, ca. 1975

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Photograph of the Jewish Community Orchestra rehearsal

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Kurt and Gerda Ackermann (left) Emil and Trude Breiner (center) Gabriel and Lynn Gruber (right)

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Paul Kling (1929-2005) was a gifted Czech born Jewish violinist who managed to survive internment at two Nazi concentration camps in adolescence. After the war he became a concert master at the NKO Symphony in Tokyo. There he met and married his…

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This Jewish community of Louisville musical program in honor of the 34th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel features Kurt Ackermann as concertmaster.

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The Jewish Community Orchestra playing on the handball courts of the JCC on Dutchman's lane. Kurt Ackermann is playing first violin.

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From the late 1950s through the early 2000s, Four Courts was Louisville's residential home for Jewish seniors. Concert programs such as this one featuring Kurt Ackermann were a common form of community-led volunteerism , bring cultural and spiritual…

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The concert was held on December 14, 1956 at Columbia Auditorium. Tickets were 50 cents (about $5.00 in 2022 dollars).

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In September of 1956, violinist and Louisville Symphony Orchestra Conductor, Sidney Harth invites Kurt Ackermann to audition for a new orchestra forming at the University of Louisville. The audition was successful and Kurt Ackermann is listed as a…

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Elegant and fashionable Trude Breiner ran her own hat store on Bardstown Rd.
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