Purpose

Senate Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Senator Jose M. Serrano, Chair
11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Hearing Room A

THE COMMITTEE WILL BE ADDRESSED BY THE FOLLOWING:

Heather Hitchens, Exec. Dir., NYS Council on the Arts
Edward Maitino, I Love New York
The Broadway League - DVD presentation

Coalition of Living Museums:
Live bird from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary - testimony from Lois Carswell
Campaign video from The Bronx Zoo

Performing Arts:
Sasha Soreff, Dance Theater
Patricia Snyder, NYS Theatre Institute
Paul Malloy, Assoc. Musicians of Greater NY
Buffalo Philharmonic
Lincoln Center

Arts Education:
Richard Kessler, Exec. Dir., Center for Arts Education
Jeremy Johannesen, Exec. Dir., NYS Alliance for Arts Education
Students from ArtsWestchester

Visual Arts:
Anne Ackerson, Dir., Museum Association of New York
Steve Kern, Dir., Everson Museum
Voza Rivers, Harlem Arts Alliance

Representative from The Recording Academy - puppet performance

Celebrity guest

YouTube Video Testimony:
Andy Bicking, Scenic Hudson