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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.

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS

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.

INVITE

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

Date:
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Great Falls Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Great Falls Library
Categories:
Musical Literacy Performance Year of Literacy
Audience:
  Adults     Teens  
FCPL Event Guidelines
Registrations open at 3:00pm Saturday, June 4, 2022

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