Lectures and concerts are now presented live in the ASA Great Room, and are open to the public and ASA members. ASA-sponsored concerts are also available to view on-line: Video Concerts; and the video lectures are available here.

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March 2024

Wednesday, Lecture, March 6

“Three Shakespeare Sonnets: the Lyric Poem and the Subject of Romantic Love”

Peter Medine

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

FRIDAY CONCERT, MARCH 8, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., ASA Koffler Great Room

The Tirebiters return to the ASA to play original material with roots in alt-rock, blues, and country. Band members include singer/songwriter/guitarist Lex Browning, singer/songwriter/bass player Steve Grams, guitarist Matt Mitchell, and drummer Les Merrihew.

Monday, Lecture, March 11

“TMC Health: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”

Heather Beck and Julia Strange

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., ASA Koffler Great Room (Please note early start time!)

The Piatigorsky Foundation once again includes the ASA in its Arizona tour, featuring music for clarinet and piano with clarinetist Katsuya Yuasa and pianist Mary Au.

Wednesday, Lecture, March 13

“The Santa Cruz River: How We Got Here and Where We’re Going”

Dr. Luke Cole

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

FRIDAY CONCERT, MARCH 15, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., ASA Koffler Great Room

Nancy McCallion’s Irish Trio brings St. Patrick’s Day spirit with “a twist of soul and a dram of blarney.” Singer-songwriter-guitarist Nancy McCallion is joined by her husband, guitarist Danny Krieger, and good friend, violinist Heather Hardy.

Monday, Lecture, March 18

“Topic: New Approaches to Studying Parkinson’s Disease”

Lalitha Madhavan, MD, PhD

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

FRIDAY CONCERT, MARCH 22, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., ASA Koffler Great Room

Matt and Rebekah Rolland return to the ASA with their acoustic folk duo “RISO.” Fiddler Matt and singer-songwriter-guitarist Rebekah evoke influences of bluegrass and old-time music sprinkled with shades of pop.

Wednesday, Lecture, March 20

“Nursing Home Litigation: Where Do We Stand”

Kathrine E. Barnett

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

Monday, Lecture, March 25

“Why aging exists and the origins of evolutionary medicine”

Randolph Nesse, Ph.D.

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

Wednesday, Lecture, March 27

“What a Pain Clinic Can Do For You”

Christopher Bailey, M.D.

2:30pm – 3:30pm, ASA Koffler Great Room & Zoom

FRIDAY CONCERT MARCH 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., ASA Koffler Great Room

Skyline Flutes is now a Quintet of 5 flutists, variously playing flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, and possibly contrabass flute. Bringing a new program of music from Japanese composers, the players include Sandy Schwoebel, Christine Harper, Fran Moskovitz, Jerry Ervin and Christopher Smith.