Friday, October 31, 2008

11/11: Music history and more at Cornelius

Michael Burch-PessesNovember 11 is Veterans Day, a holiday honoring military veterans. Cornelius Public Library offers a talk on military music history by a U.S. Navy veteran.

Michael Burch-Pesses will talk about military music from the Civil War to today. This former Navy bandmaster is Pacific University's director of bands and the Oregon Symphonic Band's conductor.

The talk takes place at 1 p.m., and features music samples. Snacks will be brought to you by the Friends of the Cornelius Library and Grande Foods.

The Library will be open from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Stop by to enjoy this special event or just check out a great book or video.

Cornelius Public Library is located at 1355 N Barlow Street.