For centuries, classical music has elicited powerful emotions from listeners worldwide. Join us for a compelling history of classical music as seen through music literature. From the beginnings of written music notation, to the development of polyphony, to the secularization of music, this course will establish links between specific composers and genres and styles, highlighting the essential elements and characteristics of the greatest creators of classical music in Western history.
Tuesdays, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5 *1:00-3:00pm* (6 sessions)
New location: Church of the Wayfarer Lincoln Street at Seventh Avenue in the Sanctuary
Additional Fees: $0.00
Todd Samra, D.A. is the Director of Music at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Carmel. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer, providing pre-concert lectures for the Monterey Symphony, and a former professor of music at St. Joseph's College in Indiana. Dr. Samra holds a doctorate from Ball State University, and a Masters of Music from the University of Missouri. He is also active as a performer, teacher, composer and conductor, specializing in music from the English Baroque and jazz idioms.