Cleveland State University
California University of Pennsylvania
The University of Akron
Tiffin-Seneca Public Library
Mentor Public Library
Westlake-Porter Public Library
“Everyone LOVED your program!! Here are some comments from attendees:”
- Great memories! Great speaker!
- Engaging and fun!
- Great footage and facts!
- Terrific, bring him back, please!
Willoughby Senior Center
“I had many positive comments from the participants, hearing that you were incredibly knowledgeable on the time the Beatles spent here in Cleveland. The stories, videos and memorabilia you presented made the group feel like they were there live seeing and hearing the Beatles back in the 1960’s again!”
West Park Historical Society of Cleveland
“I wanted to thank you again for a wonderful, fun-filled evening! Everyone had a great time and you were awesome wowing us with such great info! I’m glad you had fun because we sure did! Beatles forever!”
Bay Village Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
“Thank you for presenting your program on the Beatles in Cleveland at the library. People commented that they had a great time and really enjoyed all of the memorabilia that you had too. I thought it was really great and a success! Your passion and knowledge of the subject matter is what makes it so interesting and personal for everyone who loved the Beatles and has good memories of how the songs influenced their youth. I will definitely keep your other program in mind and not wait as long to have you come back. Thanks again!”
City of Garfield Heights Senior Center
“Thank you for the wonderful presentation last week! The seniors thought it was wonderful! A lot of them came up to me afterwards commenting on how it was a ‘blast from the past.’ Hopefully we can work together again next year.”
Chardon Branch, Geauga County Public Library
“Thank you so much for bringing your fab presentation to Chardon Library. Our patrons had a blast and left the program begging us for more.”
Mogadore Branch, Akron-Summit County Public Library
“Thank you, Dave! The program was great! I’ve had a few people in today that attended last night and I’ve heard nothing but wonderful things about the program. The patrons had a lot of fun.”
Amherst Public Library
Bowling Green State University
Parma Branch Cuyahoga County Public Library
“The feedback was all excellent. Several of the customers I spoke with afterward would like to have you back. Thanks again.”
Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Milan Library, Milan-Berlin Library District
“Thank you Dave, a great time was had by all who attended. I appreciate your enthusiasm and wealth of Beatles knowledge. It was great to have so many young people in attendance. Hopefully they had some Beatles music for the ride home!”
Willoughby Public Library
“We cannot say enough about the high quality content and overall presentation. It was one of the best and highest attended programs in recent memory. Thank you for making it so much fun.”
Neurocritical Care and Stroke Conference / Music & Medicine Symposium
Way Public Library, Perrysburg, Ohio
“You do an outstanding program and we would be glad to have you back any time.”
Kirtland Public Library
Thank you so much for bringing the Beatles to Kirtland! It’s a great program — loved the movies and the posters. You are so enthusiastic that we were all transported back in time!
The Women’s Club of Wheeling, WV
“We were very pleased with your presentation. It was especially great the way you wove history into the entertainment. By setting the stage and putting us back in that time frame, it was so much more enjoyable.”
Coventry Village Branch Cleveland Heights Libraries
“Thanks for a wonderful program. I think everyone enjoyed it; I certainly did.”
Morley Library, Painesville, Ohio
“Dave Schwensen brought in rare and unseen footage, memorabilia, and private stories of the Beatles two concerts in Cleveland. Dave’s previously unseen footage of their first concert in Cleveland is worth the trip alone. If you are a Beatles fan, and you get a chance to see him, do it. Our library patrons loved it!”
Wadsworth Public Library
“We had a lot of positive feedback from the patrons coming back in the next day. Thank you for the great program.”
Norton Branch Akron-Summit County Public Library
“The Beatles In Cleveland” is an entertaining and fun program! Dave’s a great presenter and his love for the topic shines through.”
Marysville Public Library
Upstate New York Region of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) and SUNY Purchasing Association
Mentor Public Library
Medina County District Library
Elyria Public Library
“I have heard rave reviews about your talk (The Beatles In Cleveland). The Beatles At Shea Stadium sounds awesome, and I will definitely keep that in mind for future programming.”
Marvin Memorial Library, Shelby, Ohio
“Everyone had a great time last night. I had a phone call this morning from a lady who attended last night’s event (The Beatles In Cleveland) and she said it was GREAT!!! She wants me to do this again next year. I also had the staff upstairs say the people coming off the elevator said they loved it. They said you were wonderful and they learned a lot about the Beatles that they didn’t know before.”
Reed Memorial Library
“Everyone said they enjoyed the program. Some of the responses were:
- Loved it!
- Very Entertaining.
- He was very enjoyable to listen to.
- Lots of them said ‘Great Program!
I thought it was a great program, entertaining and informative at the same time. We will have to have you come back and talk about ‘The Beatles At Shea Stadium sometime in the future.”