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"Turn of Phrase:" A Conversation Between a Poet and Bassist

"Turn of Phrase:" A Conversation Between a Poet and Bassist

Heather Grant's poetry with Chris Kosky on bass 

Experience poetry reading enhanced by a musical response! Heather and Chris will highlight a few poetic forms and demonstrate the process of their call and response. Join them live as the two exchange a serene dialogue perfectly paired with a relaxing spring afternoon.


Heather Grant is a poet and elementary ESL teacher in Northern Virginia. She has contributed poems to various journals and anthologies and has self-published two chapbooks, Chasing the Shadow and Enfolded in Your Embrace. Heather has given poetry readings at the Canal Street Gallery in DC; Divergent Arts Poetry Series, Phoenix, AZ; Stacey’s Coffee House in Falls Church with singer, Connie McKenna.

Chris Kosky has been playing Double Bass and Electric Bass for more than 40 years and loves playing a variety of musical styles, as well as collaborating with poets and performance artists. Chris was a member of The United States Air Force Band from 1993-2015, and currently enjoys freelancing and teaching in the Washington, D.C. area. She is the author of a Double Bass method book called The Thumb Transition Zone.


This program is appropriate for all ages. Registration is required. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

Saturday, July 2, 2022
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Great Falls Meeting Room
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