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[PAST EVENT] Almost Legendary: Obscure Composers

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Immense talent does not always guarantee immortality. This rings especially true when considering gifted composers who could not escape the shadows of their better-known contemporaries. For Salieri, there was Mozart. For Gesualdo, Monteverdi. Dr. Todd Samra examines these and other accomplished composers who remain in the backdrop, covering a vast timeline from the liturgical composers of the medieval period to the one-hit wonders of pop and rock heard today.


Tuition: $50.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Tuesdays, Sept. 12, 19, 26; Oct. 3 *1:00 – 3:00pm* (4 sessions)


The Church of the Wayfarer, Carmel


Todd Samra, D.A. is the resident musicologist for the Monterey Symphony and the Director of Music at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Corral de Tierra. Dr. Samra is active as a studio voice and piano teacher, and as a conductor, arranger, performer, accompanist and speaker. He earned his Doctor of Arts degree from Ball State University, and a Master of Music from the University of Missouri.