Music Therapists use music to support healing, learning, movement, and memory for many. Gain new knowledge and new appreciation of how music affects each of us.
Mahler’s monumental symphonies, profoundly personal and emotional, were largely unknown until fifty years after his death. To enhance our appreciation of his genius, we will explore his early creative life through rare historic recordings, up to his Fifth Symphony.
Each piece of music has a rich history, and Copland’s Clarinet Concerto is no different. Dr. Cavalancia explores the commissioning and creating of the work, and the unsettled early life of the composition.
People enjoy music in different ways and music of different types. Explore nature versus nurture, and the science behind music in the brain and music as a shared culture.
Mr. Wesner will speak from his perspective as a choreographer about creating a new work to music that is widely known. The process is exciting, intimidating, and also presents challenges along the way.