Classical Form to Romantic Intentions

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  12/30/2011

Michael GesmeDon’t miss local music guru Michael Gesme take on Beethoven at the East Bend and Redmond Public Libraries during the Know Classics series being offered during January, 2012. The programs are free and open to the public.

During his presentations, Gesme will explore how the boisterous Beethoven takes a simple, classical idea, and kicks it up a few notches with his passionate "Pathetique Sonata."

East Bend Public Library
January 5, 2012, 6:30 pm

Redmond Public Library
January 28, 2012, 2:00 pm

Michael Gesme is the conductor of the Central Oregon Symphony and a Professor of Music at Central Oregon Community College where he teaches courses in Music Theory, Music History, Ear Training, and Conducting. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and a Masters of Music Degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Gesme also conducts the Linfield Chamber Orchestra in McMinnville, OR, and is the Music Director and Orchestra Conductor of the Young Musicians and Artists summer camp.

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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