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Daytime Emmys for Gerald Slavet '61

Story posted September 21, 2009

Gerald Slavet '61 is part of a team of executive producers that earned two Daytime Emmys for the PBS television series From the Top at Carnegie Hall.

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From the Top co-founders and co-CEOs Gerald Slavet '61 and Jennifer Hurley-Wales with one of their two Daytime Emmy statues.

The series received awards in the categories of Outstanding Children's Series and Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing during the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, presented August 30, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Slavet is the co-founder, co-CEO and executive producer of From the Top, a non-profit organization based in Boston.

Its flagship NPR series, From the Top, now in its 10th year, showcases the musical talents, offbeat humor and compelling stories of America's best young classical musicians.

Major funding for the series is provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation, whose namesake is a member of the Class of 1948.

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