Monday, March 11 2013 - 2:30 pm
1735 Simpson Ave.
Ocean City, NJ
Telephone: (609) 399-2434
Learn about folk literature in composed music at the March series of free music lectures by Paul M. Somers, sponsored by the Bay-Atlantic Symphony.
Discover how composers utilized epics, sagas, fairy tales, legends, and folk heroes in their works ranging from incidental and program music to symphonies, overtures, songs, and opera.
The lectures, which will take place in four counties, will occur on March 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch, 290 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg Harbor Township; March 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Ocean City Public Library, Room 110, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City; March 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Community Event Room of the Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland; and March 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Margate Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave., Margate.
Subsequent lectures this season will include a question-and-answer session in April and a Fresh Ears® experience in May. Questions for the April lecture series must be submitted to Somers by the end of March—either at the lectures or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Somers, Adult Education Director for the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, is a also a composer, performer, founder of Maurice River Music, was for 25 years the harpsichordist for the Virtuoso Strings of New York, and was a reviewer for the Star-Ledger.
The lectures are co-sponsored by the libraries in which they given.
For further information, call the Bay-Atlantic Symphony at (856) 451-1169, or Somers at Maurice River Music at (856) 506-0580. For the Cape May County series, you can also call the Ocean City Public Library at (609) 399-2434; for the Ocean County series, you can also call the Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor Branch at (609) 294-1197; for the Cumberland County series, you can also call the Vineland Public Library at (856) 794-4244; and for the Atlantic County series, you can also call the Margate Public Library at (609) 822-4700.