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The Life of Music: with Elizabeth Rusch and David Saffert

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Come out and learn more about the history and the inventor of the pianoforte!

We are incredibly honored and excited to have local author Elizabeth Rusch and talented pianist David Saffert give us an interactive, family-friendly performance based on her newest book: THE MUSIC OF LIFE: BARTOLOMEO CRISTOFORI AND THE INVENTION OF THE PIANO. 

Liz will be reading from her book and David will be performing music of the period.

This will be an evening geared towards children and families so please bring the kiddo's out for an edifying, fun, and musical evening all about the times, music and lives surrounding the invention of this instrument. 

"In The Music of Life, award-winning biographer Elizabeth Rusch and two-time Caldecott Honor-winning artist Marjorie Priceman tell the inspiring story of the invention of the world’s most popular instrument: the piano."

You will also have the opportunity to purchase a copy of the book!!

Earlier Event: June 30
2017 Kickoff Concert