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07. The History and Practice of Bluegrass Music

The Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc., at Albertus Magnus College - Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall Room G9

Monday, October 24, 2016 - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall Room G9 700 Prospect St. New HavenCT  06511
Monday, October 24, 2016 - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall Room G9 700 Prospect St. New HavenCT  06511

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What's Included

Two sessions: Monday, October 24, Tuesday, October 25 Monday: 1:30-3:30 – Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall G9 Tuesday 7:30-9:30 pm Outer Space Concert Venue, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden This class will consist of a lecture on Monday, October 24 and a performance by Stacy Philips and His Bluegrass Characters on Tuesday, October 25. Bluegrass music is derived from the traditional music of America’s southeast and began as one of the many styles of commercial music in the 1940s. We will explore the historical, social and cultural contexts of this quintessential American music. $15 includes entrance to concert venue Outer Space. Members of the band will be present to demonstrate the role of their instruments in the ensemble setting of bluegrass. You will have an insider’s appreciation of what you are hearing at Tuesday’s concert. Registration fee includes concert performance of Stacy Phillips and His Bluegrass Characters

About This Organizer

The Institute for Learning in Retirement Inc. at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut is a non-profit, community based group of active adults over the age of 55 who share a love of learning. At its heart, ILR is an academic program designed to suit varied interests. We enjoy college-level academic pursuits without concern for credit, grades or prerequisites. This creates unique educational opportunities made possible by members who volunteer their time and by collaborative leadership. All our classes are held during the day at varied locations within the Greater New Haven area.

Organizer Info

  • The Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc., at Albertus Magnus College

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Albertus Magnus Aquinas Hall Room G9 700 Prospect St. New HavenCT  06511
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