Family Music Concert Series Coming to TCPL

ITHACA—Tompkins County Public Library is pleased to invite the community to a Family Music Concert Series, every other Thursday, starting January 23 and running through March 5. Each program will run from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, in the Library’s Thaler/Howell Community Room.

At this Family Music Concert Series presented by Alejandro Bernard-Papachryssanthou, children, along with their families and caregivers, will be treated to playfully reimagined classics, originals, and modern standards. Audience members can choose to listen quietly or sing along. This series aims to provide a positive social experience for young children and families through music and movement. After the music, opportunities for play and social time will be provided.

Alejandro Bernard-Papachryssanthou is a composer, arranger, pianist, and music educator living in Ithaca. He maintains a robust private-lesson studio and performs regularly as a freelance musician. He has been a faculty member of the Ithaca Summer Academy, the Interlochen Summer Arts Academy, the Community School of Music and Arts, Opus Ithaca, and Ithaca College. Alejandro was the founding music director of New Roots Charter School in Ithaca, where he established a diverse, inclusive curriculum. He is currently the Instrumental Music Director at St. James AME Zion Church.

This musical series is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to learn more about youth programming at TCPL, contact or 607 272-4557, ext. 275.

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