The 2017 project, “Paintings in Song: Visions of Norman Rockwell,” with music and text composed by Dr. John Myers, will include projected large-screen animations by Alice Myers and Anna Sabatini. Throughout this performance, John Myers and Christine Gevert will offer insights into the creative process and explain some musical aspects of the composition. Excitement has been growing around this ambitious multi-disciplinary joint project of the Norman Rockwell Museum and Crescendo Chorus, which recently won the Chorus America/ASCAP/Alice Parker Award for Innovative Programming. They will be joined in the 2017 productions by the Berkshire Children’s Chorus. Free.
The musicians are all faculty members at Bard College at Simon’s Rock; their participation in the event is supported by a grant from the College’s Faculty Development Fund.