Murry Sidlin


  • Instrumental Music and Conducting
  • School

  • Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
  • Expertise

  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Opera Conducting
  • Music of the Holocaust Era (1933-1945)
  • Arts in American Life
  • Arts in Public Education
  • Education of the Artist in America
  • Other Experience

    President and founder of the Defiant Requiem Foundation and creative producer and music director of the documentary film "Defiant Requiem," which was awarded the Medal of Valor by the Simon Wiesenthal Foundation, June, 2013.

    In the Media


    • Defiant Requiem

      This film was based on Sidlin's concert/drama concerning the Verdi Requiem that was learned and performed by a prisoners chorus that performed 16 times between October 1943, and June 1944.

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