The Upper Dublin Education Foundation kicks off its new 2012 Arts and Lecture Series with a presentation of storytelling and musical performance from the new book, "Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life," by Mike Morsch. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 25, in the new Upper Dublin High School auditorium and will raise funds for district-wide music programs.|
"Dancing in My Underwear" is Morsch's memoir about growing up with the music of the 1960s and 1970s combined with interviews of many of the artists who made up the soundtrack of his life. The book details of which can be previewed at Soundtrack.Edupublisher.com includes interviews with all the surviving members of the Beach Boys, Barry Manilow, Olivia Newton-John, Montgomery County natives Daryl Hall and John Oates, Micky Dolenz of The Monkees, Wynonna Judd and many more. Morsch, an award-winning columnist, is executive editor of Montgomery Media in Fort Washington, which publishes the Ambler Gazette.
Musical guest will be Philadelphia singer-songwriter Dan May, whose latest CD "Dying Breed," was named one of the Top 10 best albums of the year by the Philadelphia Inquirer. You can learn more about him by going to www.danmaycd.com. May, along with guitarist Tom Hampton from the Dan May Band, will perform selected songs by the Beach Boys, The Association, America, Three Dog Night, the Doobie Brothers and others.
There will be special appearances by the Jarrettown Elementary Show Chorus, the Sandy Run Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Select Chorus and the high school choir, who will sing some of the numbers.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com, at all school and district offices and the Upper Dublin Parks and Recreation Office at the township building. For more information, visit the Upper Dublin School District website at www.udsd.org or call 215-643-8802.
Upper Dublin High School - Performing Arts Center (View)
800 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
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