Poetry and Percussion Performance

Friday, February 07, 2014

Where and When

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Presser Room, Music & Multimedia Center

Contact: LangLit@bucks.edu

Joanne Leva and John Mosemann

Event Information

Wordsmiths Offer Fresh Takes on ‘Moby Dick,’ ‘Gulliver’s Travels’

Joanne Leva and John Mosemann present a poetry and percussion performance based on the iconic works Feb. 7 at the Newtown campus

Bucks County Community College’s Wordsmiths Reading Series presents a poetry and percussion performance based on Herman Melville’s Moby Dick and Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels by Joanne Leva and John Mosemann.

The reading takes place at 11 a.m. Friday, February 7, in the Music & Multimedia Center’s Presser Music Room. Admission is free and open to the public.

Leva is the founder and executive director of the Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program and co-organizer of the Philadelphia Poetry Festival. The active poet has organized numerous poetry readings throughout the region.

Mosemann, a drummer, percussionist, and teacher, graduated from the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts. He has performed with many top-ranked musicians, including Marian McPartland, Lee Konitz and Lew Tabackin.

Leva and Mosemann are married and live in Lansdale, Pa.,