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Tunes & Tales
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Location: Alum Creek Park North
Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum'un! Chant along with a brand-new musical rendition of Kate and the Beanstalk performed by the Westerville Symphony and narrated by the Westerville Public Library. Enjoy this funny and magical tale set to music featuring a clever heroine who outsmarts the famously greedy giant.
Location: Alum Creek Amphitheater (see details below for rain location)
Address: 221 W Main St, Westerville, OH 43081
For ages 3-8 and their families. Free copy of the book Kate and the Beanstalk, while supplies last (1 per family). Seating is first come, first serve.
This performance includes sign language interpretation.

New music composed by Professor of Music at Otterbein University, Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz. Conducted by Peter Stafford Wilson. Funded by Johnstone Fund for New Music, Westerville Lions Club, Westerville Public Library, and Westerville Symphony.
Based on the book, Kate and the Beanstalk, written by Mary Pope Osborne, text (c) 2000 by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Gilselle Potter, illustrations (c) 2000 by Giselle Potter. Text used with permission of Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc. All rights reserved.

Rain Location

If inclement weather, this event will move to Riley Auditorium in the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park Street, Westerville, OH 43081. Location change will be announced by 10am here and here.
We will make every effort to host this event outdoors for the safety and comfort of all attendees. If the weather requires us to move indoors, we encourage you to make choices that best fit your family's needs. Capacity at Riley Auditorium is smaller and social distancing may not be possible. Seating is first come, first serve.
About Tunes & Tales
A partnership between the Westerville Symphony and the Westerville Public Library, Tunes & Tales has been a Westerville tradition for over 30 years, pairing music with stories to introduce thousands of children to the world of music in an interactive and engaging way.


About the Book
Kate and the Beanstalk was written by Mary Pope Osborne, text (c) 2000 by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Gilselle Potter, illustrations (c) 2000 by Giselle Potter. Text used with permission of Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc. All rights reserved.

About the Composer
This year's music is an original composition arranged by Associate Professor of Music at Otterbein University, Jennifer Merkowitz.

Made Possible with Support from...
This year's event is made possible in part by support from the Johnstone Fund for New Music. The Johnstone Fund for New Music was founded by Columbus community leaders Jack and Zoe Johnstone in 2008. It supports the continuing growth and vitality of contemporary classical music by funding the creation and performance of new works for a growing audience in Central Ohio.

Sign language interpretation is made possible through a generous donation from the Westerville Lions Club.

Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

1 - 6 p. m.