Professor Will Hare and his instruments at the Salem Library July 25.

Passionate. Funny. Musical. Meet Professor Will Hare and his instruments at the Salem Free Public Library on Monday, July 25 at 6 pm. The program is for anyone interested in music: kids, ages 6 and older, teens and adults. Will is an anthropology and world music professor at Three Rivers Community College. His musical interests are broad, ranging from Andean panpipes to West African drumming. No one but Will Hare will know which of his many world instruments he will select when he comes to town, but itís a guarantee that there will be lots of instruments and lots of fun! The program at Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road (Route 85) is free.

Will Hare currently plays in a Celtic band called Full Gael. He is presently working on material for his first solo CD. Will is well known in the southern New England Celtic music scene, having hosted "The Celtic Session" on WECS radio for many years. He has completed two Southern New England Folk Arts Apprenticeship projects with master flute player Skip Healy and most recently had the distinct pleasure of playing bagpipes with an Omani folk music ensemble at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.