Cool Summer Workshops, Camp, Coffeehouse and
programs for all ages at Tyler Park Center for the Arts
July 9, 2012, Tyler State Park-Richboro, PA/Bucks County -Children can spend a week in Provence, cheer their favorite horse at the Kentucky Derby, travel to the Rainforest, and still be home in time for dinner when they sign up for Summer Day Camp programs at Tyler Park Center for the Arts. And, adults can enjoy Stained Glass, Basketweaving, and other workshops including a special 7-week pottery session as well as musical entertainment at TPCA, 10 Stable Mill Trail, Richboro, PA
"Now that summer is at the halfway mark, Kids and Adults are looking for something new to do - we have it all," TPCA Executive Director Jennifer Miller said recently. "We have an exciting lineup scheduled for this month's Rowland Coffeehouse set for July 21. For only a $5 donation, participants hear great music and enjoy light refreshments. And, we're very excited about our World Drumming Workshop set for Friday evening July 13."
Some of the upcoming workshop sessions with space still available include Precious Metal Clay (PMC) on July 21, Beginner's Stained Glass on July 28, Nuno Fiber "Skinny Scarves" on August 18 and Garden Gathering Baskets - just in time for the end of summer - on August 25.
A complete listing of coffeehouse performers, dates, and bios, as well as Summer Camp themes, Workshop artists, and registration materials are available at http://tylerparkarts.org/
ABOUT TYLER PARK CENTER FOR THE ARTS:
Tyler Park Center for the Arts is located in Bucks County's picturesque Tyler State Park just over the NJ border at 10 Stable Mill Trail, Richboro, PA18954. Visit www.TylerParkArts.org for the most up-to-date listing of workshops and classes including Studio Pottery with TPCA Executive Director Jennifer Miller, “Friends Night Out”, Coffeehouse events, and Membership Program and donation information. Tyler Park Center for the Arts is a non-profit arts organization.
ABOUT THE COFFEEHOUSE PERFORMERS
Lily Mae is 15 years old and started performing at age 4. The following year, she sang on the CD recording of the musical, "That's What Kids Do!" Lily has gone on to perform and record for many other musicals. More recently, Lily has been playing guitar for about a year, and can be found playing at local coffee houses. She has gotten terrific responses from the famed producer, Dan Romer (producer for Ingrid Michaelson and Jenny Owen Youngs), who was taken with Lily's home recording of his song "Rays, and posted it on his website. Likewise, popular indie recording artists, Jenny Owen Youngs and Bess Rogers, have also posted about Lily's recordings and performances of their music. Lily has also been co writing songs with her sister. With so many positive things happening, Lily Mae is excited about her future in music!
CHRISTIAN ROEBLING is a Singer-songwriter who made his debut at John & Peter's in New Hope PA and his NYC debut at Lucille's at BB King's Blues Club. His first CD was entitled LEAVE HERE RUNNIN' and featured Dan Rieser on drums (Nora Jones/Little Willies) and Tim Luntzel (Jesse Harris / Conor Oberst/Bright Eyes) on Bass. His next CD was a solo effort entitled DEATH DEFYING. Today, he gets to play with his daughter Sofia. She keeps him on his toes. I get to play guitar for her and drive the car.
SOFIA SZUL made her professional debut at the age of 6 by doing a voice over for Sesame Street with Elmo! She has been singing since she could talk and boppin' her head before she could walk. In 2012, Sofia appeared as Melanie in GREY STREET: The Musical that premiered at The Actor's Chapel in St. Malachy's Church in NYC. She comes out to sing, tell the truth and gets to the emotion. http://youtu.be/
Barry Peterson came to Bucks County from Princeton New Jersey 20 years ago, is a solo guitarist (at Karla's in New Hope every Monday for several years now) and singer-songwriter inclined toward humor and parody. His "Tootsie Poppa" character--and-
Working Class Hussys is an original alternative rock band with a southern blend. Like Lynyrd Skynyrd meets the Beatles. It's sometimes called whimsical or quirky; the songs are melodic with many influences.
The band is led by Ian Patrick Gentles, recently returned to his home turf after an extended stay in Nashville. A prolific writer, Gentles has written hundreds of songs and continues to write, perform and produce them in his home studio.The band is currently working on a set of songs about driving and life on the road, based on recent songs from Gentles' experience driving a truck to make ends meet while pursuing his musical career. Currently his two releases, Diary of A Blue Collar Cracker and Urban Country are widely distributed on the internet and on iTunes.