THE VERY BEST OF BROADWAY: 1950 TO PRESENT!

OSH 189 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English
Locations:

Course description: Broadway theatre is widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world. The great majority of Broadway shows are musicals. Broadway musicals became enormously influential forms of American popular culture and helped make New York City the cultural capital of the nation. In this series we will develop an appreciation for the various celebrated musicals from the 1950s to the present. 

Week 1

1950s

Week 2

1960s

Week 3

1970s

Week 4

1980s

Week 5

1990s

Week 6

2000s/2010s

Mr. Brian Murphy is a pianist, composer, clinician, instructor and arranger who has recorded and performed extensively in U.S., Canada, and around the world. Brian has collaborated with the great Tito Puente on a number of award-winning albums. He has conducted workshops on improvisation and has received grants. He has guided Honors Jazz Ensembles in the development of their music related skills: ear training, sight reading and interpretation, chord & inversion recognition, the importance of playing in tune and keeping steady time, how to listen and communicate within an ensemble, the conversational element of improvisation, trading 2, 4 and 8 measure phrases.  He was in 2008 New World School of the Arts (Miami) Adjunct Professor for Advanced Jazz Ensemble.

This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses and programs are available at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Membership is required. Our classes take place in Lau Founders Hall, 1550 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33146 unless otherwise noted below.

OLLI 2017-2018 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2017-2018 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2017 Ends: 7/31/2018
$40