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Music Appreciation Class Series

Bloomingdale Resident Teaching Artist, Marc Peloquin, leads a series of 4-week music courses designed to give students a basic understanding of music and inspire an appreciation for music through a variety of musical styles. 

Music Appreciation Class Series
  • FOR AGES
    18-Up
  • CLASS
    Group Class
  • LENGTH
    4 weeks
$150 per semester
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Spring 2020
Day
Times
Instructor
Start Date
Thu
8:00-9:00 p.m.
Marc Peloquin
03/05/20

Thu
8:00-9:00 p.m.
Marc Peloquin
04/09/20

What you will learn

In this four week lecture series, adult participants will enrich their understanding of music by engaging with the fundamental elements involved in musical perception through group discussion, recorded listening examples, and live demonstrations of musical concepts.

How to Listen to Music: March 5-26

How does a musical composition take you from the beginning to the end, producing a satisfying, sometimes thrilling experience? Your ability to appreciate it depends on perceiving many elements at the same time: rhythm, melody, harmony and musical structure. This course will give you tools to better appreciate the magical world of music. Class Timeline: March 5-26, 2020

Happy Birthday Beethoven!: April 9-May 7

We will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday by listening and learning about some of his great masterpieces such as the Fifth Symphony and the “Moonlight” Sonata. The class will be invited to attend the BSM Piano Project Prelude concert where they will hear three of Beethoven’s great piano sonatas. Class Timeline: April 9 - May 7, 2020

The Music of Our Students

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BECAUSE MUSIC MATTERS

MUSIC EDUCATION CHANGES LIVES

We provide access to music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability, ethnicity, or religion, which has a profound impact on individual lives as well as on our entire community.

We offer Need-based financial assistance

Our goal is to make music education accessible and to remove the financial barrier that may prevent students from participating. Therefore, we offer need-based financial aid to as many students as possible.