Noel Paul Stookey: Music as a Force for Social Change

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: St. James Roman Catholic Church, Sullivan Street (across from Farber Hall)

Cazenovia College’s Reisman Lecture Series presents Noel Paul Stookey, of Peter, Paul and Mary, who will perform and discuss “Music as a Force for Social Change” on Friday, September 27, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., in the St. James Roman Catholic Church, 6 Green St Cazenovia, N.Y.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating capacity in St. James for this performance is 635 with admission granted on a first come, first-served basis. The lecture will also be simulcast on screen in McDonald Lecture Hall (located in Eckel Hall), Lincklaen Street, as well as webcast at

According to Craig Harris, in, “Noel Paul Stookey is best known as one-third of the folk trio Peter, Paul And Mary. Stookey balanced his involvement with the trio with myriad activities as a solo singer/songwriter, record producer, and political and spiritual activist, and he has remained active with such endeavors.”

Cazenovia College’s Reisman Lectures feature thoughtful discourse on topics surrounding contemporary societal issues, by authors and scholars, leading public figures, and experts from business and the professions. The series is funded through a gift from The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, which also gave $2 million to name the College’s Art and Design building Reisman Hall. Marshall M. Reisman served on the Cazenovia College Board of Trustees and was active with many other area organizations. He and his wife, Dorothy, were dedicated art collectors and committed to improving the quality of life for Central New Yorkers.