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A Musical Salute

A musical salute to the 60th Reunion of the Class of 1949 took place on June 6, at the cocktail party hosted by Ruth Musicant Feder ’49 and Arthur Feder in their home. The show was “Barnard on Broadway,” produced and narrated by Bert Fink of the Rogers & Hammerstein Corporation. He is the son of the late Eleanor Engleman Fink ’52 and the nephew of Martha Gross Fink ’49. The audience of classmates and spouses enjoying the show included Mary Ellin Berlin Barrett ’49, daughter of Irving Berlin. Directed by Wendy Waterman of Barnard’s theatre department, the show’s cast featured Eva Peskin ’09, Jamie Rubenstein ’10, and Mark Junek (CC ’07) of the Juilliard School. Thesongs were selected from the wonderful musicals playing on Broadway during the years of this class,1945-1949. Among the composers represented were: Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser, Cole Porter, Richard Rogers, and Oscar Hammerstein II .

Class of 1949 Musical SaluteClass of 1949 Musical Salute Bert Fink Eva Peskin