‘Music Around The World’ Coming to Elgin

Speaker David Marsh will present a program, Music Around the World, on Thursday June 16 at 3:30 pm at the Elgin Senior Center.  The presentation is part of our Elgin Public Library’s summer reading program.  All ages are invited to attend! (Children 3 and under should be accompanied by an adult).  This presentation is made possible by the Nebraska Humanities Council, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and Elgin Public Library as part of the NH Speakers Bureau. David Marsh, with over a dozen instruments and stories about each, will entertain with music from around the world.  This multi-cultural program is a musical expose of the influence that immigrants from around the world have had on our American culture.

Music Around the World is one of approximately 300 programs offered through the Nebraska Humanities Council Speakers Bureau.  The more than 165 available speakers include acclaimed scholars, writers, musicians, storytellers and folklorists on topics ranging from pioneer heritage to ethics and law to international and multicultural issues, making it the largest humanities speakers bureau in the nation.

Speakers are available to any non-profit organization in Nebraska.  Each program lasts 30 minutes to an hour, plus a question-and-answer period.

The most frequent users of the NH Speakers Bureau are primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, museums and historical societies, agencies for the elderly, rural organizations, churches, arts organizations and ethnic organizations.  The Nebraska Humanities Council sponsors the largest Speakers Bureau program in the U.S. according to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For information detailing the available speakers and guideline for booking them, please access our website at www.nebraskahumanities.org.