Continuing a tradition initiated by 2002 Fulbright Scholar Rick Condit, Senior Fulbright Scholar Tom Smith was the featured musical performer at the International Youth Theater Festival in Arad, Romania. Smith performed a two-hour jazz concert for a capacity audience on Tuesday April 29, accompanied by a local jazz trio led by Timisoara pianist Tony Kuhn. Smith’s thirteen-year- old son Matt also performed a featured composition. The younger Smith, a rapidly developing percussionist, has been seen recently in the company of adult Bucharest musicians, and in the words of his father “is much improved.” The program was broadcast live on TVR Timisoara. Following the concert, Professor Smith was the subject of an extensive interview with Romanian Cable News.

Most Rev. Dr. Chrysostomos
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“The essence of intercultural education is the acquisition of empathy — the ability to see the world as others see it, and to allow for the possibility that others may see something that we have failed to see, or may see it more accurately.” Senator J. William Fulbright


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