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My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World

Presented by Fischoff's S.A.M. I Am, Stories & Music Program

2023-12-02 11:00:00 2023-12-02 13:00:00 America/New_York My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Experience the joy of reading through the power of music as Kenari Quartet performs a musical retelling of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World, by author and football star Malcolm Mitchell. Main Library - Community Learning Center - Ballroom (A+B Combined), Auditorium Lobby, Leighton Auditorium

Saturday, December 02
11:00am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-02 11:00:00 2023-12-02 13:00:00 America/New_York My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Experience the joy of reading through the power of music as Kenari Quartet performs a musical retelling of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World, by author and football star Malcolm Mitchell. Main Library - Community Learning Center - Ballroom (A+B Combined), Auditorium Lobby, Leighton Auditorium

Main Library - Community Learning Center

Ballroom (A+B Combined), Auditorium Lobby, Leighton Auditorium

Experience the joy of reading through the power of music as Kenari Quartet performs a musical retelling of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World, by author and football star Malcolm Mitchell.

11am-12pm: Performance in Leighton Auditorium. ASL interpretation provided by Community Services with All Deaf.

12pm-1pm:   Activities and book giveaway in the Ballroom 

Fischoff’s S.A.M. I Am, Stories & Music program, reinforces the joy of reading through the power of music. Hear Fischoff alumni, Kenari Quartet, perform their exciting musical retelling of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World, by author and 2017 Superbowl champion, Malcolm Mitchell.

Fischoff’s S.A.M. I Am program is free and open to the public. A limited number of books, including copies of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World in both English and Spanish, will be given away after the performance. This Fischoff Arts-in-Education Residency performance is generously made possible by the Shein Charitable Trust, Anonymous and the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.

About Kenari Quartet
Kenari Quartet, is applauded for their “flat-out amazing” performances and delivers inspiring performances that “demolishes all preconceived notions about the saxophone.” Fischoff is delighted to bring back the Kenari Quartet, winner of Fischoff’s 2023 Ann Divine Educator Award. This national award recognizes the educational outreach work of Fischoff Competition alumni who have demonstrated outstanding and imaginative programming for children and youth in the United States. It honors musicians who have established professional careers in chamber music, and have proven their ability to successfully build a career in both chamber music performance and educational outreach. Formed in 2012 at Indiana University, Kenari Quartet has found a home performing on many of the premiere chamber music series in the United States. Recent engagements include appearances at Chamber Music Northwest, the Grand Teton Music Festival, and Chamber Music Tulsa.


About Fischoff
Founded in South Bend, IN, in 1973, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association hosts the Fischoff Competition, the largest and longest-running chamber music competition in the nation. More than 8,000 musicians have participated, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in music performance and education. This unique arts organization has secured its place as the nation’s premier educational chamber music competition because of the caliber of its jurors, performance venues, and well-known alumni. It is also known for extensive outreach programming during the competition and throughout the year. The Fischoff uniquely partners with competition alumni to bring free, innovative music programs directly to children in their own schools and community centers. Since 1995, these programs have served more than 100,000 community children, reaching more than 4,000 underserved youth annually.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Food, Arts, Music & Film |

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Main Library - Community Learning Center


Hours
Mon, May 13 8:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 14 8:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 15 8:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 16 8:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 17 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 18 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 19 Closed

Upcoming events

Mon, May 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium Lobby,Leighton Auditorium

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Classroom A

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom B
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Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Beutter-Kernan Hall,Classroom B

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ballroom (A+B Combined)

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Classroom B

Fri, May 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom B
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Mon, Jun 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Classroom E

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Classroom B

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Classroom A

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ballroom (A+B Combined)

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium Lobby,Leighton Auditorium

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Classroom A

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom B
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Fri, Jun 07, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium Lobby,Ballroom (A+B Combined),Leighton Auditorium,Richard Pfeil Family Courtyard

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ballroom (A+B Combined)

Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Classroom D

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ballroom (A+B Combined)

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Classroom B

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Classroom A

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Classroom B
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Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium Lobby,Classroom A,Classroom B,Classroom C,Classroom E,Classroom F,Leighton Auditorium