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Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute, Boston

ROMANTIC Plus: A Classical Musical Adventure - Session 2

with Liz Diamond


Schedule: This course will take place on Tuesdays at 3:00 PM for 5 weeks starting in Session 2 (4/20/21 - 5/18/21)

Please note: While this class is scheduled for 10 weeks (Session 1 & Session 2), students may take either one session or both sessions. The second session class is not a repeat of the first one but you must register separately. 

Course Description:

The class is designed to share some of the most beloved pieces of the Romantic period (19th century), with a smattering of selections from Baroque, Classical and 20th century. NO prior musical knowledge necessary for enrollment. The goal is to inspire you to have a better understanding and (thus) more enjoyment of the available treasure trove of Romantic music! We will listen together with specific learnings, giving you tools to be able to find more pieces on your own that you love. Questions and class discussion encouraged! Optional assignment: oral presentation about a piece you love. Musical resources will be provided.

Course Leader: Liz Diamond

Liz received her BA from BU (Concentration: Music) and a Masters from Lesley College in Education/Integrated Arts. She plays flute, guitar and piano, and taught music K-8 in Salem MA. She created Women’s Educational Media, Inc., and produced lesbian educational outreach materials (Straight Talk About Lesbians, The Lesbian Primer, and the video And We Are Family), distributed nationally. Liz happily represented Steinway pianosat M. Steinert & Sons in Boston for fifteen years. Liz is a big fan of Rainbow LLI and enjoys teaching music, taking walks with friends, listening especially to Bach and lately Beethoven, taking photographs, reading Shakespeare with her family on Zoom, Games Nights and Zumba.

  • Apr 20 - May 18th, 2021
    Tue for 5 weeks from 3:00 - 4:30 pm

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