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Clark County Historical Museum Speaker Series: The Historic Music Preservation Project

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Clark County Historical Museum presents Sammuel Murry-Hawkins, executive director of the Historical Music Preservation Project, for the next installment in its Speaker Series at 7 p.m. May 4 at the museum, 1511 Main St., Vancouver. “The Historic Music Preservation Project: Preserving Historic Music for Future Generations” highlights the work to preserve and catalog popular dance sheet music published between 1880 and 1955. The organization is the sole curator 4,000-title collection of the Herman Kenin Dance Band Library. The project shares this music with contemporary audiences through The Ne Plus Ultra Jazz Orchestra, an 11-piece ensemble which performs these songs exactly as they were heard in their heyday. The organization also sponsors a quartet, Ensemble Gitane, performing hot jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt.

Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission is $5; seniors and students are $4; children under 18 are $3; and the evening is free for museum members, veterans and active-duty military personnel. For more information, contact the museum at 360-993-5679 or outreach@cchmuseum.org. 


May 4
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Clark County Historical Museum
1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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