This week, we’ll hear from Bill O’Neal on music and teaching music. Bill is a retired high school teacher of English, a published author, and a performer of traditional Irish music who has traveled extensively in Ireland, primarily in the North. Born and raised in New Jersey, where he now lives with his wife and their children, Bill earned a B.A. in Philosophy cum laude from The College of New Jersey in addition to completing his graduate work in English education at Rider University. He is a deacon and elder of his church. Having devoted many years to youth ministry, he now simply sings in the choir. He is a long-running participant in and a former site coordinator for the Geraldine Dodge Poetry teacher’s program, an Evergreen Forum Course Leader for Princeton Senior Resource Center, and is also a leadership team member of The National Writing Project at Rider University. Bill has served as a trustee and as former president/vice president of The Friends of the William Greenhouse, and was an active member of the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee to his township’s planning board for many years.
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April 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm