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LC State is offering free Music 101 classes to the public

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College is offering a Survey of Music 101 class for the spring semester and the public is invited to attend specified classes for free at the college’s Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St.

Public lectures will occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30-11:45 a.m. on the dates outlined below. While pre-registration is not required, anyone planning to attend a class is encouraged to register online at www.lcsc.edu/ce/non-credit-courses.

The free offering is a collaboration between the college’s Humanities Division and Community Education. Sarah Graham, an assistant professor of Music at LC State, will teach the class.

The following are a list of class dates and subjects that are free and open to the public.

Jan. 28: Introduction to the Renaissance Madrigal

Feb. 4: Opera & Oratorio

Feb. 11: Poetry & Music: 19th Century Lieder

Feb. 18: Songs Without Words: Classical Dance Music

Feb. 20: Songs Without Words: Classical Concert Music

Feb .25: Songs Without Words: Jazz

Feb. 27: Music as Revolution: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

March 3: Music for Survival: Nazi Germany

March 10: Music for Survival & Freedom: Spirituals & Music of Enslaved Africans

March 12 & 17: Film: “I Can Tell the World” (The Spirituals Project)

March 19: Apartheid & the South African Freedom Song Movement

March 24 & 26: Film: “The Power of One”  (South African Freedom Song Movement)

April 7 & 9: Film: “Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony” (South African Freedom Song Movement)

April 14 & 16: Film: “The Singing Revolution” (Estonian Song Festival)

April 21: American Protest Music of the 1960s, Part I: Civil Rights & Vietnam

April 23: American Protest Music of the 1960s, Part II: Civil Rights & Vietnam

April 28: Musical Theatre as Social, Political, and Cultural Commentary