Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Musicologist Priscilla Pawlicki to offer music history class at Pasadena Conservatory of Music

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is now accepting enrollment in two music history classes for adults offered by noted musicologist Priscilla Pawlicki. The first class meeting of J.S. Bach: The Instrumental Music is 10 am on Tuesday, January 6. During the ten-week course Pawlicki will explore the exceptional body of work produced by the master of the Baroque era. In The Intimate Art of Chamber Music Pawlicki will examine the origins and development of chamber music from the Baroque to contemporary periods.

The class meets Wednesdays at 7 pm from January 7 to March 11. Each course is designed for adults who want to increase their knowledge of the rich history of Western music and enhance their listening skills. Tuition for each class is $275. Call 626-683-3355 for class descriptions and registration information. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is located at 100 North Hill Avenue, Pasadena.

A veteran faculty member of UCLA, Pawlicki is the recipient of the 2007 UCLA Extension Distinguished Teacher Award and chair of the Theory, History and Composition Department at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

The Pasadena Conservatory of Music offers a comprehensive program of music instruction for students of all ages from infants to adults. The Conservatory is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools and certified by the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts.

Visit the Conservatory's website at www.pasadenaconservatory.org for more information.

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