Virginians Will Dance or Die!
AboutExplore how some eighteenth-century Williamsburg citizens experienced the growing musical world around them and how that world changed with the approach of the American Revolution. This program is presented in conjunction with Chesterfield County’s 250th Revolutionary War Commission. Registration begins Feb. 22.
Joshua LeHuray is the author of “Virginians Will Dance or Die! The Importance of Music in Pre-Revolutionary Williamsburg,” an adjunct history instructor at Rappahannock Community College, and the Education Supervisor at Henricus Historical Park. In addition to having presented numerous history lectures in Virginia, he appeared in the PBS documentary “How the Welsh Changed the World: The Tale of Two Tredegars,” which is about the Tredegar Ironworks of Richmond and its sister site in Wales.