Updated: Sep 19, 2022
Learn about David Wolnerman's story below from David and Joan Thaler's Holocaust Remembrance Site, holocausteducate.org:
As part of MercyOne's Richard Deming Cancer Center and Mobile Music Lessons Music As Therapy quarterly programming, cancer patients and families attended "An Evening With the Indianapolis Quartet for Holocaust Survivor, David Wolnerman" on September 7. As Iowa's only living Holocaust survivor, David Wolnerman was celebrated for his incredible life of survival and grace led by his family, friends, and music by Jewish composers performed by the Indianapolis Quartet. The program included Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet," Ullmann's "String Quartet No. 3, Op. 46," and Mendelssohn's "String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, Op. 80." As featured below, the Indianapolis Quartet consists of violinists, Zachary DePue and Joana Genova, violist, Michael Strauss, and cellist, Ilya Finkelshteyn.