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Music History, One Piece at a Time

An ongoing course that explores the history of classical music by examining changing styles, genres, and popular trends. Each week, learners discover a new piece of classical music that has captured audience imaginations throughout history.
Ms. Elizabeth, MA
138 total reviews for this teacher
16 reviews for this class
Completed by 85 learners
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

Students will listen to historically and culturally significant pieces of art music and learn about why they are important with a trained music historian. Learners are presented with broader trends within the historical period being examined, how the piece of music fits within that trend, and listen to other pieces that come from the same tradition.
I have a Bachelor of Music degree in classical piano performance and Master's degrees in music history and music theory. I have taught music from PK-12 and my experience has helped me to create classes that help learners get excited about classical music. I have a passion for presenting music in ways that get learners engaged in what they are listening to and interested in exploring the vastness of classical repertoire.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please make sure your student is using a device with a working camera. Learners are required to turn their camera on once at the beginning of class for verification purposes, per Outschool Policy. After verifying, students can turn off the camera if they are more comfortable with it being off.


Ms. Elizabeth, MA
Lives in the United States
Music and Piano Playing, Baking, and Fiber Art Fun!
138 total reviews
141 completed classes

About Me

Thank you for your interest in my classes! 

My name is Ms. Elizabeth. I am a European-trained classical concert pianist and published music historian with a Master of Arts in Historical Musicology. I love all things music and offer tons of... 
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