Hunterdon County’s third annual World Music Day event at Deer Path Park, held on September 30, was a great success with more than 700 people in attendance. Presented by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission, the free event promotes musical art and cultural awareness among all sections of society.
Cultural & Heritage Commission Director Carrie Fellows, on October 2
, reported to the Freeholder Board, “World Music Day featured three interactive world music workshops with Andy Wasserman who offered Native American music and dance sessions, middle eastern drumming and playing along in a “Voyage to Bongoland.”
Two participatory jam sessions were also held, and several activities were geared toward children. Jim Davidson hosted a West African Drum Circle, and the Bluegrass Jam was led by Daniella Fischetti and Tim Ryan of the local group Hub Hollow.”