Attendees of MLA 2011 are invited to a reception on Friday evening from 5:30-7:30 in the Solmssen Court on the campus of the University of the Arts, a short fifteen-minute walk from the Loews Hotel. Light hors d'œuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served. (A drink ticket will be included in your registration materials. A limited number of additional tickets will be distributed at the reception.) Please remember that you must show your conference nametag to be admitted to the reception. A Philadelphia Trolley Works shuttle (capacity 40 people) will be operating between the hotel and the reception site between 5:30 and 7:30.

This reception was made possible thanks to the generosity of the following institutions and individuals:

University of the Arts (Sean T. Buffington, President; Carol Graney, Director of University Libraries; Marc Dicciani, Director, School of Music), University of Pennsylvania Libraries (H. Carton Rogers, Director of Libraries), Temple University Libraries (Larry P. Alford, Dean), Atlantic Chapter of the Music Library Association (Robert E. Follet, chair), Rutgers University Libraries (Marianne Gaunt, University Librarian), University of Virginia Library (Diane Parr Walker, D.U.L. for User Services), Princeton University Library (Karin Trainer, University Librarian), Theodore Front Musical Literature, Inc. (Christine Clark, President), Curtis Institute of Music (Elizabeth Walker, Director of Library), Friends of Campbell Library at Rowan University, Haverford College Library (Norm Medeiros, Associate Librarian), and the following members of the Atlantic Chapter of the Music Library Association: Linda Dempf, Robert E. Follet, Donna J. Fournier, Richard Griscom and Lisa Phillips, Kristin Heath, David M. King, Stephen M. Landstreet, Robert L. Lipartito, Rya Silvia Martin, Denise J. McGiboney, Ursula E. McLean, Marjorie Morris, Darwin F. Scott, Lisa Shiota, David Sommerfield, Elizabeth Walker, Mary Wedgewood, and James Bradford Young and Richard P. Smiraglia.

Here is a map showing the path from the hotel to the reception site.

View Loews Hotel to Solmssen Court in a larger map