For the 2020 Collaborative
Summer Library Program theme, "Imagine
Your Story" our programs feature Renaissance music and
instruments. These shows will be available from the spring of 2020
to the spring of 2021.
All programs feature replica Renaissance
instruments and commentary about the instruments and music selections.
Anne & Rob Burns as A Reasonable Facsimile Present
"Sing Happily Ever After"
Nan and Robin Piper are happy to sing and play for
you! These town musicians
of Shakespeare's day, played by Anne and Rob Burns,
A Reasonable Facsimile,
present lively, danceable music that the audience can sing and clap
All ages will be tickled and fascinated by the unique instruments
and songs in
the concert Sing Happily Ever After.
The costumed performers bring history
alive with instruments from the Renaissance: shawm, drum, crumhorn,
gittern, recorder and more.
Join us for this summer concert, and we will send you on your way
. . . singing happily ever after!
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Anne & Rob Burns each received
a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Early Music from
Oakland University. They specialize in the music of the Renaissance
and the Colonial era as the duo A Reasonable Facsimile.
They have received wide acclaim for their unique school and library
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The base price for one performance with the duo is
Mileage will be charged to locations over 50 miles
from Clarkston, Michigan. Overnight accommodations, if necessary.
for two neighboring libraries booking music programs on the same
day: subtract $50 each library. The libraries also split mileage
and accommodations costs. Share with a library already on our calendar,
or set up a new day with a neighbor.
To calculate the mileage fee use an online map service,
entering Clarkston MI as starting address, and the library address
as destination address. From the resulting one-way distance, subtract
50 miles, then multiply remaining mileage by the current standard
mileage rate: $1.15 ($1.15 = 57.5¢ per mile each way).
us with your first and second choices of available dates and times.
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