General Meeting, NYC – March 14-18, 2018

See below for details. But first, thank you to our generous sponsors:

Welcome Reception






Anima Nova
Arcos Brasil USA
BAM France Ltd
Cleveland Violins
D’Addario and Company
Hamberger Soundpost
Kremer Pigments
Metropolitan Music Company
Otto Music Corporation

Lectures and Vendor Exhibit, Costantino Room, Fordham University School of Law, 150 W 62nd St, New York, NY 10023

Schedule of lectures and activities

Wednesday, March 14
8:30 am – 4:00 pm      Tour of D’Addario Company, Farmingdale, NY
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm      Welcome Reception, hosted by Heritage Insurance, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza,
(Between Met Opera House and Lincoln Center Theater)

Thursday, March 15
Morning                      Business Meeting
Afternoon                    Lectures

Friday, March 16
All day                          Lectures
6:30 pm                       AFVBM Banquet, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Rose Building, Lincoln Center, 165 W 65th Street. Take elevator in lobby on 3rd floor of Rose Building.

Saturday, March 17
Morning                       Voting on new applicant/Lectures
Afternoon                    Lectures

Sunday, March 18
9:00 – 11:30 am          Brunch and Study, Christophe Landon Rare Violins, 1995 Broadway, 6th floor
1:00 – 5:30 pm            Players Meet Makers, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, 111 Amsterdam Avenue

AFVBM group rate at the Empire Hotel.

Transit info from JFK: Take the Air Train to the Jamaica station. Then the Long Island Rail Road into Penn Station. Take the 1 train going uptown, getting off at 59th street, Columbus Circle. Walk up to 63rd street and the hotel will be on the left hand side.

From LaGuardia: Once you exit the airport past TSA, on the 2nd level, you will look for signs that say “Public Transportation” or “MTA.” You will first need a bus pass, we suggest getting a roundtrip MetroCard for $6.50 (2.75 each way + $1 for the metro card) or a Weekly Unlimited for $31. Then outside look for the bus stop for the Q70SBS, insert your MetroCard into the machines it will print a receipt, when the bus arrives enter through any door. You will the get out at the exit for Roosevelt Av. There you will get on the E Subway to Manhattan, it is a free transfer from bus to train. Get off at the exit 53rd/7av and walk 10 mins to 63rd and Broadway or transfer to the B or D train uptown 1 stop to 59th and Broadway then walk 4 minutes to 63rd and Broadway.