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Program Information

Program name: Musical Eras and Styles (History through Music)
Program category: History
Multicultural- Other
Program length: 6 Hours
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: 10-15
Program description: Highlights of major periods of music history, noteworthy composers and their contributions, instrumentation, stylistic technique of the composer (all preceded by an introduction to basic music theory to facilitate understanding the terms) as well as brief viewing and commentary on major art of period and how each influenced the other. Major periods: Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern (1890-)to 20th Century as time permits. Handouts of timelines are provided, along with instructor's notes. A projector is needed for viewing. Instructor brings lap top. The content is targeted to high school age and adults.
Space/special requirements: Projector and screen for viewing lap top program.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Fee is determined by the number of sessions. This program may be divided into several one to 1 1/2 hour sessions scheduled to take place over a couple of months; OR, a specific period may be focused on for an in-depth single session.
Other notes: This program is excellent for middle to high school age students as well as adults, especially home school students. The fee above is for a single session; multiple sessions spanning different eras will determine final fee.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Capital District
North Country
Program last updated: 09/07/2015
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Dawn Collins
Phone: 518 424-2342
Mailing address: 87 Sunset Drive
Stuyvesant, NY 12173
E-mail address:
Website: http://www,;
Previous appearances at: Stephentown Library, Troy Library, Cairo
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Performer information last updated: 10/31/2017


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