Educational and Cultural Series

The Redlands Forum, sponsored by Esri and the University of Redlands Town & Gown, offers educational and cultural programs on a variety of topics for free or at nominal cost. Presenters include government and business leaders, environmentalists, filmmakers, and performers.

My Thirty-three Years on the Podium

Tuesday, October 13th | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Maestro Jon Robinson

The Redlands Forum is proud to welcome Maestro Jon Robinson to the stage. The Jamaican-born musician has had a long and distinguished career as pianist, conductor, academic, and humanitarian.

After receiving his Masters Degree from Juilliard, Maestro Robinson’s went on to conduct in such far-off destinations as Sweden, Norway, Germany, China, Egypt, and Redlands.

Maestro Robinson has received many special honors during his career, including an honorary degree from Loma Linda University, the lifetime achievement award from the National Society of Arts and Letters, and an honorary degree from the University of Redlands for his leadership of the Redlands Symphony, and his important humanitarian work with Foundation Hope for Haiti.

Please join us for Maestro Robinson’s inspiring story at the next Redlands Forum.

Save the Date

Thursday, October 29th

Old Elm Speaks, A Child Listens
with Kristine O’Connell George, Poet and Children’s Author

Thursday, November 12th

Kilimanjaro: From Redlands to the Roof of Africa
with Kim Clark, D.PH; Pat Hoag, D.D. S. and Dave Maupin, C.F.P.

Monday, November 16th

Should We be "Watching Whales"? Investigation of Human Impacts on Marine Mammals Off Southern California
with Dr. Lei Lani Stelle, University of Redlands Associate Professor

Tuesday, December 15th

Redlands Symphony: Mozart Clarinet Quintet, K. 581 and Holiday Music


Most programs take place in the Esri Conference Center, 380 New York St., Redlands, CA 92373. Esri campus map


Seating is limited, and advanced reservations are required. If you are unable to make your reservation online, please call 909-748-8011.


You can e-mail your questions, or
contact the Esri event coordinator at
909-793-2853, ext. 5248.

Past Events

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