Mark Twain’s Music Box

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Date(s) - 02/08/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Park Church


Completed and first performed in 2008, Mark Twain’s Music Box is the product of a collaborative effort between Franc Laux and Elmira College’s Center for Mark Twain Studies.

Mark Twain’s Music Box explores the important role of music in the life of Mark Twain. Join us at Mark Twain’s own Park Church in Elmira and enjoy his fascinating, humorous, and complex relationship to music in a live music and narrative format.

Selections include
Schubert: Serenade
Handel: On bra mai Fu
Wallace: Scenes That Are the Brightest
Moore: Oft in the Stilly Night and The Last Rose of Summer
Konnemann: Der Fermersberg
Bohm: Still wie die Nacht

Performed by
Larry Hoey, Music Director, piano
Franc Laux, narrator
Ivy Walz, voice and narrator
Anita Spallone Pawlak, oboe and English horn
Elizabeth Bjarning, French horn
David Pawlak, percussion
Ken Van Etten, guitar, banjo, harmonica
Gary Chollet, violin
Margaret Matthews, violin
​Eric Johnson, cello

Tickets: Adults $30 | Students and Children $10
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