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Date:
May 28, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Callahan Center
Address:
535 Union Avenue
Framingham, MA 01702
Cost:
FREE

America's Great Songwriters - Part 1: George Gershwin

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

For Ages 55+ Our greatest songwriters of the early 20th century have produced a body of work that has withstood the test of time. We still love to play and hear the music of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen and many more. But what makes this music so special and timeless? How do the musical characteristics of each writer make them distinctive and unmistakable? This series starts with the songs of George Gershwin and will explore the qualities that distinguish his unique style and musical personality. Presented by: Ross Petot -- Ross Petot is one of the Boston area’s busiest pianists and is well known to audiences throughout New England as a soloist and as a band member. He has taught piano and performed in the U.S. and abroad for more than 30 years. This program supported in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and in part by the Rosanne Bergman Tru