Still on the Hill’s Ed Stilley Presentation & Sample Video
In this short video, the folk duo Still on the Hill, introduce Ed Stilley and his fabulous creations. Kelly and Donna discuss the traveling presentation they have made available as of January 2016 in support of their book True Light, True Faith—The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley. The presentation is self-contained and can be customized to fit into any venue. Here are the basic ingredients:
A live performance with Still on the Hill. The show includes fascinating stories and original songs about Ed Stilley performed on his instruments.
Seven Ed Stilley instruments displayed on stands (with one mounted on a pedestal for an unforgettable hand’s on experience)
Various artifacts from Ed Stilley’s workshop that help demonstrate his most unconventional approach to instrument making.
Large X-ray prints of each of the displayed instruments (on easels).
Historic black and white photographs of Ed Stilley at his Hogscald Holler homestead (also on easels).
A book signing for True Faith, True Light—The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley.