history of rock and roll

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


Alternate Tuesdays • 1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. • [Zoom]

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January 12, 26 • February 9, 23 • March 9, 23

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. This semester we will examine the composers and music personalities of the mid-1960s. Genres of this period cover Popular to Rock ’n’ Roll. 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