Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Songs of New York State
Program category: History
Music
Program length: 45-60 minutes
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: unlimited
Program description: Take a musical trip across New York State with songs and stories from various characters and places around the Empire State. You'll learn to sing a song in the Iroquois language, make animal sounds on an old song your grandparents’ grandparents probably sang (not Old McDonald!), laugh at the lyrics of authentic NY State children’s songs and rhymes, hoist the sails together with Dave while singing a Great Lakes chantey, learn of a circus owner who was the first to stick his head in a lion’s mouth, and much more...smiling, laughing, participating and learning as you go! "A great hit with the children and adults" Ruth Cook, Children’s Services, New Hartford Public Library, New Hartford NY
Space/special requirements: none
Travel restrictions: none
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Can be as inexpensive as $300 for local (Buffalo/Niagara) and block-booked performances, no more than $700-800 for performances requiring great deal of travel.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 10/05/2010
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Dave Ruch
Phone: 716-884-6855
Mailing address: 155 St James Pl
Buffalo, NY 14222
E-mail address: dave@daveruch.com
Website: http://daveruch.com
   
Previous appearances at: Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse NY , Geneva Public Library, Geneva NY, Eagle Free Library, Bliss NY, Peru Free Library, Peru NY, Ogdensburg Public Library, Ogdensburg NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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