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Music educator

Rhea Jezer, music educator. Chairperson Dewitt (New York ) Democratic Committee, 1987-1992; district attorney advisory Onondaga County, Syracuse, 1989-1991; congressional candidate district 25 New York State, 1992, 94. Member Friends of Chamber Music (executive board), Sierra Club (state political chair 1995-1996, chair Atlantic chapter 1996-1997), Golden Key.

Background

Jezer, Rhea was born on February 14, 1940 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Jacob and Dorothy (Sipkin) Berenson.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1961. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1994.

Career

Professor music Holyoke (Massachusetts) Community College, 1969-1983. Director choral music Liverpool High School, Syracuse, New York, 1986-1987. Congressional fellow on women public policy Women's Research Educational Institute, Washington, 1990-1991.

Staff member Congressional Caucus on Womens Issues, Washington, 1990-1991. Member Aston Magna Music Festival. Harpsichord soloist Syracuse Camerata, 1979-1986.

Soloist Skaneateles Music Festival. President Community Concert Associates, Holyoke, 1970-1979. Adjunct faculty Westfield (Massachusetts) State College.

Director Syracuse Klezmer. Senior lecturer politics and environment, environmental studies department Cazenovia College, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairperson Dewitt (New York ) Democratic Committee, 1987-1992. District attorney advisory Onondaga County, Syracuse, 1989-1991. Congressional candidate district 25 New York State, 1992, 94.

Member Friends of Chamber Music (executive board), Sierra Club (state political chair 1995-1996, chair Atlantic chapter 1996-1997), Golden Key.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, animals.

Connections

Married Daniel A. Jezer, June 18, 1961. Children: Aviva, Ora, Avram.

father:
Jacob Berenson

mother:
Dorothy (Sipkin) Berenson

spouse:
Daniel A. Jezer

child:
Aviva Jezer

child:
Ora Jezer

child:
Avram Jezer