Owen Phillips makes waves
Owen Phillips' career has been marked by turbulence.
He is a pioneer in research dealing with
geophysical fluid mechanics, which includes the study of
turbulence in the ocean and atmosphere. It may sound terribly
academic, but fluid mechanics is a field that lies at the heart
of crucial environmental processes such as the vital recycling of
oxygen and carbon dioxide, and the feeding methods used by tiny
marine organisms essential for life in the oceans.
Shriver Hall Concerts poised for
As Jephta Drachman speaks, you get the sense that someone in
the distance is waving a baton, bringing her from placid moments
of rest to sudden passionate flourishes of both voice and
Perhaps growing up with renowned cellist Gregor
Piatigorsky, Drachman's father, contributed in part to her
Yet, it's the topic of chamber music
specifically that elicits the most excitement from this current
president of the Shriver Hall Concert Series' board of directors.
And, according to Drachman, there's a lot to be excited about
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