The Violin Family, with cellist/author Melissa Perley, and Luthier Paul

Join Gibson's for a special storytime as cellist Melissa Perley and her husband, Luthier* Paul, visits to share their instruments and a musical story, with their book The Violin Family! Come with gentle hands to get your children's fingers on a violin family instrument for the morning as they explore and investigate these fun musical instruments!

Suggested age range, up to 10 years old, but older children are welcome.

A wonderful introduction to the string family of instruments that shows young readers the power of music and of caring relationships.

Come meet The Violin Family: Basil, the Bass; Celia, the Violoncello; "Bizzy", the Viola; and Val and Violet, the Violins Together, they love to play music and then share a pancake breakfast, complete with local Vermont maple syrup--mm-mmmm

This picture book for children is an introduction to the family of stringed instruments with a delightful pairing of fact and fiction. In meeting The Violin Family, readers have the opportunity to learn about the anatomy as well as the personality of each of the strings.

One day while the family is practicing their music, Violet falls and has to visit the luthier to be repaired. Will her sound come back so that her family can continue to play together as a quintet?

 

 

*a luthier is a person who makes stringed instruments

Event date: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 11:00am
Event address: 
45 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
The Violin Family Cover Image
By Melissa Perley, Fiona MacLean (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781578690206
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rootstock Publishing - November 1st, 2019

A wonderful introduction to the string family of instruments that shows young readers the power of music and of caring relationships.

Come meet The Violin Family: Basil, the Bass; Celia, the Violoncello; "Bizzy", the Viola; and Val and Violet, the Violins Together, they love to play music and then share a pancake breakfast, complete with local Vermont maple syrup--mm-mmmm


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