History Talk: Folk Songs out of Wisconsin

May 21, 2020 · 6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Schreiner Memorial Library
113 West Elm Street
Lancaster, WI 53813

Come to the Schreiner Memorial Library’s Community Room to learn about Folk Songs out of Wisconsin.

Nancy Fairchild is an arranger and composer of music with publications through Carl Fischer, New York and SaLaMa Publications in Wisconsin.  She is currently researching and arranging folk songs for voice and piano from melodies recorded in the late 1930’s performed by local residents of Lancaster.

Her presentation will feature the steps in selecting the music, arranging the piano accompaniment and researching the history of the folk song.  Her first published work for young concert band, “Hotaru Koi” (1996) is a Japanese Folk Song that remains in print today and is still performed throughout the US and Japan.  Nancy is a retired music educator from the Platteville Public Schools and the University of Wisconsin Platteville.

Event Details:

Location
Schreiner Memorial Library
113 West Elm Street
Lancaster, WI 53813
Date
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Time
6:30 pm–7:30 pm