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Stories and songs for the family

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Special to the Daily New York City Master storyteller and musician Bill Gordh will perform at the Little Beach Amphitheater in Minturn on Saturday.
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New York City Master storyteller and musician Bill Gordh returns to Colorado with another batch of banjo-accompanied tales and songs that will enthrall the whole family on Saturday, July 28, at the Little Beach Amphitheater in Minturnat 11 a.m. Bill is a master storyteller, librettist, musician, educator and author.

His music and songs are woven into the stories; a mix of tall tales, folktales, wonder tales and originals incorporating humor, adventure and just plain fun.

Bill made his debut at Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic in spring, 2005 in a new work created with composer Jon Deak. Jon and Bill continue their collaboration premiering a new work in this summer’s Philharmonic/Vail Music Festival’s Library program around the Vail area on July 25 and 26. He is the author of “Want a Ride?” (over 160,000 sold), “Stories in Action,” “Hop Right On” and a new work, “The 7 Towers Of Wonder” is coming out Fall/Winter 2007. Bill was a featured storyteller for three years at The White House Easter Egg Roll.



The concert is being presented by The Eagle Montessori School of Eagle. “We wanted to help offer more entertainment opportunities for the families of Eagle County”, said Kristin Tang, the school’s Director. “Bill is a very special family entertainer and I know everyone will enjoy his wonderful songs and stories.” The concert will be held at the Little Beach Amphitheater in Minturn, at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 28. Tickets are General Admission and cost $10 per person and children 2 years old and under are free. You can purchase tickets at Wishes Toy Store in Avon, Kidtopia Toys in Eagle, the Eagle Montessori School and at the door. For more information on the concert call at 328-1222 or email eaglemontessori@centurytel.net.


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