Jim Fredericks, new executive director of Britt Festivals, will talk about the summer music series in a public forum next week.

Jim Fredericks, new executive director of Britt Festivals, will talk about the summer music series in a public forum next week.

His talk is from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, June 4, in the Presentation Hall of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford. It's free and organized by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Southern Oregon University.

Fredericks will present a behind-the-scenes look at planning that goes into the festival and talk about his vision for the future. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

Details: www.sou.edu/olli or 541-552-6048.