What does a wheel chair, an IV pole, surgical tools and a ultra-sound machine all have in common? Answer: they all wound up in Sierra Leone after being used and then discarded by hospitals or nursing homes in the New York area. Who saw the need and knew the answer to the questions? Answer: The AFRA Foundation and its founder and Executive Director Danielle Butin.Read more
ORQUESTRATOR, MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR
Charlie Alterman’s home was alive with the sound of music. So from the beginning it was not surprising to see him deeply involved in high school and summer theater.
At Brown University he continued to explore the theater, graduating in 1997, the same year he became the musical director of the Williamstown Theater Festival.