Enjoy a concert featuring folk songs, gospel songs, a march, rag time, and show tunes. Carrie Hooper will sing Beautiful Dreamer, It is Well with My Soul, and show tunes. She will also lead the audience in singing two songs. Ed Clute, pianist, will perform Washington Post, Maple Leaf Rag, Tea for Two, and several other selections.
Both are professionally trained musicians and they will delight the audience with a variety of music including pieces written by Stephen Foster and P.P. Bliss who were associated with Bradford County.
This is the second performance that Carrie Hooper has given at the Historical Society.
This program is part of the 2012 "Friday Night at the Museum" programming series that is held the third Friday of each month from May through October. Each event is held in the Great Room at the Bradford County Historical Society, located at 109 Pine Street, Towanda, PA. Free refreshments are provided at each program and the museum is open prior to the event.
Other Friday Night at the Museum programs scheduled for 2012 include: The Towanda of 1972, August 17; Minnequa: A Spring, A Hotel, A County, September 21; Towanda’s Silk Industry, October 19.
The Bradford County Historical Society is a recipient agency of the Bradford County United Way. For more information about the society and its programming schedule, museum or research center, visit www.bradfordhistory.com or check out the Bradford County Historical Society Facebook page at facebook.com/BradfordCountyHistoricalSociety.