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 Keeping The Beat: Award Winning Television Show      

Ada's television show, "Keeping The Beat," won an outstanding achievement award from the Illinois Woman's Press Association. Episodes were filmed in the studio of the Evanston Community Media Center (ECMC), Evanston, IL. The show aired in Evanston, IL. The program is available for rebroadcast on other cable access channels upon request.

Keeping the Beat
Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing

Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D.

copyright © 1999 by Ada P. Kahn

0-930121-01-5 (paperbound)
0-930121-02-3 (hardbound)

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 99-90765


In the first episode of the show, Ada led a discussion about chamber music and included a short demonstration of chamber music featuring (left to right) Ted Kruzich, violin,  Don Farley, cello and Ted Kaitchuck, viola.


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Other Appearances

Rotary Club of Evanston, IL

Ada P. Kahn presented “Keeping The Beat: Live!” at the meeting of the Rotary Club of Evanston. She discussed her book Keeping The Beat: Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing.

Ada Kahn met past Rotary International President Kalyan Banerjee at a Rotary Club of Evanston  meeting. He signed a copy of the song, "Reach Within To Embrace Humanity" - his theme for 2011-2012.


Rotary International

Ada performed on the House of Friendship stage at the Rotary International convention, Birmingham, England



Ada was presented with a flag from the Rotary Club of Guisborough-Great Ayton, England.



As a Director of the International Fellowship of Rotarian Musicians (IFRM), Ada participated in activities of their booth at many international conferences.

Other Appearances


The Fairview VibrantLiving Community, Downers Grove, IL.

Ada P. Kahn spoke about Keeping The Beat and healthy aging during the launch of the VibrantLiving Art Series at the Fairview VibrantLiving Community, Downers Grove, IL.

The Hartford Foundation's Communications Conference, Chicago

Episodes of the TV show "Keeping The Beat" includes part of Ada's presentation about music and healthy aging at The Hartford Foundation's Communications Conference in Chicago and a musical presentation by Joanne Stucka, piano (left),  Margarita Solomensky, violin (center) and Ada P. Kahn, flute.  





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