Sentimental Journey: A WWII Musical Tribute

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Add to Calendar 2019-11-10 16:00:00 2019-11-10 17:00:00 Sentimental Journey: A WWII Musical Tribute Join songstress, Jennifer Cooper, and guitarist, Carl Reichelt, for an afternoon of favorite songs and heartfelt stories of the WWII era.   When Jennifer’s grandfather, Joseph Wynn, set sail to the Pacific Theater on the USS Medusa in 1944, he embarked not only on a military mission, but on a vow to faithfully write letters to his wife back home.  Beatrice Wynn, pregnant and caring for their 13-month-old daughter, waited anxiously for word from her beloved husband, and returned his affections with love, devotion, and news from the home front.  Take a musical ride on this “Sentimental Journey” as Jennifer shares photographs and excerpts of these authentic, universal sentiments from their letters, and carefully weaves them amid a touching program of the most cherished songs of the Greatest Generation.  St. Mary's Hall Music Department Robert Hayes America/New_York public
St. Mary's Hall
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Auerbach Auditorium
Free

Join songstress, Jennifer Cooper, and guitarist, Carl Reichelt, for an afternoon of favorite songs and heartfelt stories of the WWII era.  

When Jennifer’s grandfather, Joseph Wynn, set sail to the Pacific Theater on the USS Medusa in 1944, he embarked not only on a military mission, but on a vow to faithfully write letters to his wife back home.  Beatrice Wynn, pregnant and caring for their 13-month-old daughter, waited anxiously for word from her beloved husband, and returned his affections with love, devotion, and news from the home front.  Take a musical ride on this “Sentimental Journey” as Jennifer shares photographs and excerpts of these authentic, universal sentiments from their letters, and carefully weaves them amid a touching program of the most cherished songs of the Greatest Generation. 

Event Sponsor(s)
Music Department
Robert Hayes
musicdepartment@smcm.edu
2408954498
Event Group
Music
Recital/Concert