Kids and Family Activities
Bring your lunch or grab something from the Nine Muses Cafe and join us in Kirk Hall for our continuing Lunch at the Library series for free music from Dionysus.
As members of Dionysus, a modern reinvention of the piano trio, Ali Wright and Dylan Ward also perform together as a duo. Specializing in contemporary music, Dionysus has toured throughout the United States and abroad, concertizing and presenting master classes at top schools and universities. In 2015, Dionysus performed at Lincoln Center in collaboration with actor Andrew Manning. Dionysus has toured across several states and performed in venues including the Mesa Arts Center, St. Giles Cathedral, and Interlochen Center for the Arts. In 2016, they were selected as a resident ensemble at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute. More at triodionysus.com.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The Goldenberg Duo will present a free concert sponsored by the KC Symphony Community Connections Initiative. Susan is a violinist with the KC Symphony. William, her brother, is Distinguished Professor of Piano at Northern Illinois University.
Works by: Respighi, Beethoven, Samuel Barber, Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, Astor Piazzolla, Brahms.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join us at CYS as we pull out our ukuleles and strum the afternoon away! During Strum Circle we cover the fundamentals of ukulele playing, play and sing together to familiar tunes, and generally have a blast! This group meets monthly on the fourth Saturday from 1 - 2 pm, and is recommended for ages 8 and up. For those without their own instrument, limited ukuleles are available for library use.
Questions? Email the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
We start our meetings with a 30-minute workshop. In September we learn to Transpose Between Keys Ever want to make a song higher or lower so you could sing in more easily? We have added a workshop which will teach a few tricks to make those transpositions easier.
Everyone is welcome, from beginners on up. We meet every 4th Monday.
Let’s play a little, chat a little and show off our cool ukuleles.
Bring your uke and a favorite (easy) song to share.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm