39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.
On Sunday, February 12, 2012 from 2-4PM listen to The National Anthem, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Dixie, Stars and Stripes Forever, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Steal Away. Songs from the Civil War era are truly a part of the American musical lexicon. During an afternoon of song and readings, vocalists Stephanie Kies, Bea Crumbine, Bob Leinbach and Bill Kies will explore the lyrical history of the Civil War, accompanied by a complement of local musicians on drums, banjo, fiddle, piano, bugle and guitar. The program will frame each year of the War Between the States within a particular context: bravado and marching songs, camp songs, songs about home, and songs of victory and defeat. Stephanie Kies The program, conceived and spearheaded by Stephanie Kies in collaboration with Nick Carter and Tim Schantz, is designed to appeal to all ages. Audience participation will be the order of the day. Space is limited. Call to register.