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The Classical Guitar: its Evolution and Appreciation by Italian Greats

Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Wednesday, February 27th, Noon Temple University Paley Library Lecture Hall Free and open to the public Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. The guitar, currently a mainstay of popular music, has a long history and wealth of literature preceding its use in rock bands and college dorm rooms. The … Continue reading

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William Bolcom: Wide-Ranging Influences, Theatricality, and Fun

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Cabaret Songs and Piano Rags by William Bolcom Featuring faculty artists Charles Abramovic, Lawrence Indik, and Cara Latham Wednesday, February 6th 12:00-12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.   Like many other American composers who studied composition in universities in the middle of the 20th century, William Bolcom began his … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes Announces 2018-2019 Season!

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Temple University Library’s award-winning noontime concert series, Beyond the Notes, proudly announces its fifth season! All concerts are held in Paley Library Lecture Hall. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Mark your calendars! Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Couperin Birthday Celebration! 12:00pm – 12:50pm Usher in the new school year with a celebration!  What kind … Continue reading

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Musical Theater @ Temple Library!

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Wednesday, April 18th 11AM – 2PM Wednesday, April 25th 12PM – 2PM Paley Library Lecture Hall In 2016 Temple University’s School of Theater, Film and Media Arts inaugurated a new Master of Arts degree program in Musical Theater Studies. Under the leadership of Associate Professor Peter Reynolds (Artistic Director of Mauckingbird Theater Company, Philadelphia), the … Continue reading

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Gospels, Spirituals, and More!

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Gospels, Spirituals, and More! with Dr. J. Donald Dumpson and Friends Wednesday, April 19th 12:00pm – 12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Gospel Songs led by singers from the Arch Street Presbyterian Church Valerie Gay, soprano Markus Beam, baritone Dr. Clipper Erickson, piano Dr. Rollo Dilworth, composer, pianist Dr. Jay … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes Announces 2016-2017 Season!

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Beyond the Notes, Temple University Library’s popular and award-winning noontime concert series, announces a varied, imaginative and fun 2016-2017 season! All concerts are 12:00pm-1:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Violinist Millie Bai, accompanied by her sister Joy Bai, open the season with the beautiful Butterfly Lover’s Concerto. Millie will share her … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Contest!

Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate! Who was John Field? Click here to submit your answer! Remember to cite your source for more chances to win! Contest closes on Tuesday, March 15th, at 10:00pm. Good luck! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   Find out more about the concert here!

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Beyond the Notes – Dance Performance: Celebrations

EVENT CANCELED – Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dance Celebrations performance by Kariamu Welsh has been canceled.  Beyond the Notes, Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Kariamu Welsh and her Dance Students Celebrations Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Noon to 12:45 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Representing around 15% of the world’s population, the continent of Africa … Continue reading

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Bach to the Future Contest!

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Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: 3 Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: How many strings does the modern classical guitar … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul: Hoagy Carmichael

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Great American Songwriter Series – John Johnson, pianist, singer, scholar Thursday, April 16, Noon to 1:00 Paley Library Lecture Hall Born in 1899 in Bloomington, Indiana, composer, pianist, singer Hoagland “Hoagy” Howard Carmichael combined his “home-town Hoosier” roots with his early passion for jazz to write some of the most well-known and beloved songs in America. … Continue reading

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