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A Program of Poetry and Cello

Bellaire Public Library welcomes James Leland the author of 6 poetry books and Christine Williams director of Family String Studio, and co-founder of Traverse Community Music for a program of poetry and Cello Tuesday, April 10th at 2:00 p.m.
  • A Program of Poetry and Cello
  • 2018-04-10T14:00:00-04:00
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  • Bellaire Public Library welcomes James Leland the author of 6 poetry books and Christine Williams director of Family String Studio, and co-founder of Traverse Community Music for a program of poetry and Cello Tuesday, April 10th at 2:00 p.m.
  • When Apr 10, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
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A Program of Poetry and Cello
Bellaire Public Library
Tuesday, April 10th, 2:00 p.m.
Leland James and Christine Williams
 

Leland will read poetry and Christine will provide the musical interpretation.

Leland James is the author of six books and poetry and a book on poetry craft.  HIs poems have been published in the journals and magazines worldwide, including The Lyric, Rattle, the South Carolina Review, New Millennium Writings, HQ the Haiku Quarterly, London Magazine.  He was the winner of the UK's prestigious Aesthetica Creative Writing Award and has won or received honors in many other competitions.  Leland has been a featured poet in American Life in Poetry and was recently nominated for a Push Cart Prize. www.lelandjamespoet.com

Christine Williams, director of the Family String Studio, and co-founder of Traverse Community Music, received a B.A. in Music from Western Michigan University and a Master's degree from Grand Valley State University in gifted education.  She is a Suzuki trained instructor in both cello and violin.  Christine served as a mentor for the Traverse City Civic Chamber Strings and Summer Band Program.  She has performed as a member of the Battle Creek Symphony, and the Benzie Symphony, as well as numerous fiddle bands.