history of rock and roll

The History of American Music: Rock ’n’ Roll (Open to the Public)


Alternate Tuesdays • Auditorium/Zoom • Times vary as show below 

September 13, 1:45-3:45 p.m.

September 27, 1:30-3:45 p.m. Time changed, early start.

October 11, 1:45-3:45 p.m.

October 25, Part 1 will be noon-1-30 p.m. and Part 2 will be 1:45-3:45 p.m. Times changed to fill in time slot for cancelled CSUF Faculty/Student Performances.

November 8, 2:45-3:45 p.m. Time changed to accommodate added CSUF Faculty Student Performance preceding.

November 29, Noon-2 p.m.  

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This course focuses on the development of music in the United States and the composers and personalities of our most popular American-born songs. The genres of music are vast within our country, and the evolution of music has many tales to be explored. The next two semesters will examine the composers and music personalities of the 1970s. Genres of this period cover pop-rock, disco, R&B, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, soul, blues rock, and progressive rock. The videos and lectures are designed for the lover of all types of music. Don’t miss this fun course.

Instructor/Coordinator: Ellie Monroe     Coordinator: Jim Medici    

Tech Coordinators: Jim Monroe and Sue Batie