Alan Chapman's At Home Music Series
Summer Term of the Masters Series
Tuesdays, July 7 through August 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Audience favorite Alan Chapman, weekday morning host on KUSC Classical Radio, returns to the Masters Series for an online set of seven lectures on music. Don’t miss this special opportunity! Information at www.PasadenaSernior Center.org, (626) 795-4331, or AnnieL@PasadenaSeniorCenter.org.
"Deep-dive into the history of beloved music, composers and genres with KUSC Classical Radio host Alan Chapman. Over the course of this seven-week online lecture series, you'll go on a journey through the life and work of the likes of George Gershwin and Aaron Copland, learn where composers and artists have historically gotten the inspiration for their masterpieces, and visit the origins of Jazz and Big Band. Alan will also detail the history of some of his favorite musical pieces and tell the story of his family's 2019 concert tour. Journey into the world of music... from home!"
Tuesday, July 7 — Two Boys from Brooklyn (A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION)
A look at the life and work of George Gershwin and Aaron Copland
Tuesday, July 14 — Favorites (part I)
A collection of popular pieces and the stories behind them.
Tuesday, July 21 — Inspiration (A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION)
An exploration of the many sources of composers’ inspiration.
Tuesday, July 28 — Favorite Pieces (part II)
Another collection of popular pieces and the stories behind them.
Tuesday, August 4 — Von Chaps in China (A MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION)
The story of the Chapman family’s concert tour in December, 2019.
Tuesday, August 11 — All that Jazz
The big bands and their origins.
Tuesday, August 18 — Watch Your Step
A festival of dance music through the centuries.