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Music Appreciation Continuing Education Course in March

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March 2, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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SC Philharmonic: Front Row Sessions
Wednesdays 11 am
March 2/9/16/23

Explore the development and expansion of the symphony orchestra and learn to identify the four musical eras, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern. Stylistic elements and performance practices of each era, along with composers’ influences on evolution of music and the symphony orchestra; and the role of the conductor. Surprise live musical performances by SC Philharmonic musicians are part of the class!

Language of Music: Terminology and fundamentals
Baroque and Beyond: From Bach to Beethoven
Isn’t it Romantic? Exploring Romantic and Modern music
Conducting: How hard can it be?

Presented by Susan Cafferty and SC Philharmonic musicians. Cafferty is the Educational and Community Engagement Director at the SC Philharmonic and is a professional cellist. Cafferty earned a BA in Music and MA in Educational Leadership from the University of South Carolina. She is a National Board-certified teacher and has taught orchestra for 20 years and been active in church music for the 15 years directing choirs and hand bells.

Columbia, SC- The Lourie Center offers its March schedule for the Lourie Lectures courses and is now accepting registrations. Lourie Lectures continuing education courses provide engaging discourse for adults over 50. Taught by academics and content experts, topics explore the arts and humanities, science, culture and more. Satisfy your thirst for learning through these fun and informative weekly talks.

March 2022 courses are offered in-person at the Lourie Center.
Each course meets once per week for four weeks.

• Lourie Center Full Fitness Members $10 per course
• Lourie Center Associate Members $20 per course
• Non-Members $30 per course

Bring a friend for FREE! The Lourie Lectures is offering a Guest Pass to each paid registrant for each course. Simply enter their name and email address at registration and they will be invited to attend the course as your guest.

Register Online at or call 803-779-1971 x 103

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Register Online at or call 803-779-1971 x 103.

Lourie Center
1650 Park Circle
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
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Stephanie Benjamin
(803) 779-1971 x103