November 8, 2019 7:30 pm
Before he became the world’s iconic neighbor, Fred McFeely Rogers was part of the neighborhood at Rollins College. He graduated from Rollins College in 1951 with a degree in music composition.
Rollins most famous alumnus wrote several songs while a student at Rollins including an Opera – Josephine the Long-Necked Giraffe which he wrote in French. Excerpts from the opera and several other musical selections will be performed by faculty, students, special guest musicians and our artists-in-residence the a capella group Voctave.
Three shows will be offered: 7:30 pm on Friday, November 8 and 5 pm and 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 9 in the Tiedtke Concert Hall at Rollins College. Tickets are $10 and available from the Rollins College Box Office or at 407-646-2145