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Music Appreciation 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 Series
  • FOR AGES
    18-Up years
  • CLASS
    Lecture Class
  • LENGTH
    4 weeks
$160 per semester
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Unspecified Semester
Day
Times
Instructor
Start Date
Thu
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Marc Peloquin
02/17/22

Thu
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Marc Peloquin
03/24/22

Thu
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Marc Peloquin
05/05/22

What you will learn

Each class in this lecture series will feature live demonstrations of musical concepts, discussion, and recorded listening examples. These courses will give you tools and context to better appreciate the magical world of music.

Classes meet weekly on Thursday evenings and each four-week section can be taken alone or in conjunction with the rest of the series.

The Infinite variety of music | Feb 17 - Mar 17

This course explores the basic musical elements and forms that will help participants achieve a deeper listening experience. Musical examples will include works of the Renaissance and Baroque, classics by such composers as Mozart and Tchaikovsky, and jazz masterpieces.

Music as Theatre | Mar 24 - Apr 14

This course will explore music as an essential part of a theatrical or cinematic experience. Participants will learn how music profoundly affects our experience of film, and will get to know famous operas as well as gems of American musical theater. Get your popcorn ready!

Shall we dance | May 5 - 26

Rhythm is the essential musical element that sets beautiful melodies and rich harmonies into motion. Participants in this course will listen and discuss music that features scintillating rhythms, including works by J.S. Bach, Gershwin, Ravel, Gabriela Frank, and Beethoven, as well as various tango and salsa masterpieces. Get your dancing shoes ready as we experience rhythm as a foundational and captivating element of music.

The infinite variety of music

Feb 17 - Mar 17

This course explores the basic musical elements and forms that will help participants achieve a deeper listening experience. Musical examples will include works of the Renaissance and Baroque, classics by such composers as Mozart and Tchaikovsky, and jazz masterpieces.

music as theatre

Mar 24 - Apr 14

This course will explore music as an essential part of a theatrical or cinematic experience. Participants will learn how music profoundly affects our experience of film, and will get to know famous operas as well as gems of American musical theater. Get your popcorn ready!

Shall we dance

May 5 - 26

Rhythm is the essential musical element that sets beautiful melodies and rich harmonies into motion. Participants in this course will listen and discuss music that features scintillating rhythms, including works by J.S. Bach, Gershwin, Ravel, Gabriela Frank, and Beethoven, as well as various tango and salsa masterpieces. Get your dancing shoes ready as we experience rhythm as a foundational and captivating element of music.

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.