During the 2011 Teachers Institute local journalist Greg Dawson shared his mother’s story of survival, and the book he wrote about it titled Hiding in the Spotlight, A Musical Prodigy’s Story about Survival.
A child prodigy who escaped near-certain death, Zhanna — and her equally talented sister, Frina — evaded detection as they played in concerts throughout Europe during the war, sometimes even playing for Nazi officials who were unaware of their Jewish identity.
CMF Public Media was onsite to record and photograph Greg’s 40-minute presentation.
Click here to download the Heard in Central Florida podcast and to view the photos.
September 1, 2014
We will be closed for Labor Day.
August 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Come learn about the impact of World War I on Europe, the U.S. and the Nazis
September 7, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Special screening of Booker’s Place at the Enzian!
Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM
No admission is charged for visiting the Center or for attending commemorative programs and films. Scheduled school group may limit access to some parts of the museum.
The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida · 851 N Maitland Ave · Maitland, FL 32751 · Phone: 407-628-0555 · firstname.lastname@example.org