Thursday, June 04, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Music and history illuminate each other in this brand new series pairing fascinating presentations on important moments in U.S. history followed by performances of notable musical works from those periods with talented students from The Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School.
Individual classes start at $95 and the entire series can be purchased for only $159.
Anna Celenza / Georgetown University
Anna Celenza is the Thomas E. Caestecker Professor of Music at Georgetown University. She is the author of several books, including Jazz Italian Style: From Its Origins in New Orleans to Fascist Italy and Sinatra, and her most recent book, Music that Changed America. In addition to her scholarly work, she has served as a writer/commentator for NPR’s Performance Today and published eight award-winning children’s books, including Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. She has been featured on nationally syndicated radio and TV programs, including the BBC’s “Music Matters” and C-Span’s “Book TV.”