1938-1945: Sentimental Journey: World War II And The Big Bands: A Lecture in Song presented by Fred Miller
Tie in with ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY Author Event: “Tony’s Wife” by Adriana Trigiani on April 11
Friday, 3/1, 7p
Main Meeting Room
Pianist/Singer/Narrator Fred Miller presents his musical & anecdotal overview of the WWII/Big Band years (1938-1945).
Pianist/Singer/Lecturer Fred Miller has spent the last several decades in many musical fields including grand opera, musical comedy, classical piano and chamber music. However, his current professional life revolves around American Popular Song. Fred is also the founder and director of the Copper Penny Players, a ten week singing class for amateur singers that, after a quarter century, is now something of a Delaware Valley institution. Begun in Manhattan in 1981 under the auspices of a drama school, the Copper Penny Players provides all participants regardless of musical ability the thrilling opportunity to sing a solo each week for ten weeks in front of their classmates. Each of his more than seventy(70) Lectures-In-Song is a full 60-75 minute musical program profiling a great personality or important facet of American Popular Song. Fred presents them at libraries, retirement villages, arts organizations and scores of private venues throughout New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. https://www.fredmillermusic.com/