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Pioneer Valley Folklore Society Happenings -- January 2018
Anne Louise White will join Jan. 6 Song & Story Swap
Please come share in an evening of music and stories at the Pioneer Valley
Folklore Society Song & Story Swap.
Saturday, January 6, 7:00 p.m. at the The Nacul Center, 592 Main St.,
The evening's featured performer will be multi-faceted Anne Louise White.
Anne Louise White has been a dynamic presence in the music world as a
performer, composer and teacher for the past thirty-five years. Before
settling down to raise a family and teach music in the Massachusetts public
schools, Anne Louise was a singer/songwriter in the D.C. folk scene. She
also performed and recorded as a member of the band, Trapezoid, and inthe
vocal trio, Sanders, Kass & White. An avid harmony singer, Anne has recorded
background vocals on albums by John McCutcheon, Sally Rogers, Grace
Griffith, Si Kahn and Bob Blue.
Anne Louise is a passionate advocate for teaching through the arts. She
taught music for eighteen years at the Fort River Elementary School in
Amherst, has led music instruction at a Camp Taconic retreat for children in
foster care and in 2010 was invited to lead choral singing with cancer
patients at "Camp Make a Dream" in Missoula, Montana. She founded the
Leverett Community Chorus in 2002, and is its current director. The chorus
has had the opportunity to host the Alaskan Children's Choir, Canada's Folk
trio, Finest Kind, and Scottish folk artist, Alan Reid.
The theme this month is Hope.
The Song & Story Swap is held on the first Saturday of each month, excepting
July and August, and is jointly sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Folklore
Society and the Nacul Center (http://tiaarchitects.com/nacul
). Visit the
Folklore Society website at http://www.filbert.com/pvfs
The Song & Story Swap is open to the public, free of charge with donations
accepted ($5 - $10 is suggested). People of all ages gather to share
stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal
experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a
song or story. Listeners are welcome.
For information contact Paul Kaplan, (413)-687-5002