Commonwealth Speaker Keith Brintzenhoff Demonstrates PA German Music, Dance & Instruments
Lower Macungie Library will host the Commonwealth speaker, Keith Brintzenhoff program, “German Music, Dance and Instruments” at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Rd., Macungie on Tuesday, May 22nd. at 6:00PM. The program is free and open to the public. See and hear the music, instruments and dance of the Pennsylvania Germans using guitar, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, banjo, spoons and nose flute. Mr. Brintzenhoff will also demonstrate jigging, a form of PA German dance.
Mr. Brintzenhoff has performed in Pennsylvania German and English for over 40 years in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, Germany and Switzerland. Brintzenhoff is the President of the Kutztown Folk Music Society and Music Coordinator of the Lyons Fiddle Festival. He has done many musical recordings as well as music for videos and films. Brintzenhoff describes his programs as “always lively, entertaining, participatory and always with a sense of humor!”
This presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council supported in part by National Endowment for the Humanities. The Pennsylvania Humanities Council, a non-profit organization, inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning.
For more information or to sign up for this event, contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or stop by the library’s circulation desk at 3450 Brookside Rd. Macungie. Visit their website: www.lowermaclib.org.