FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter
Robert Milne
 

Music Appreciation


Robert Milne is a highly respected educator in the field of music performance, improvisation and the history of ragtime styles. His early training was at the Eastman School of Music, and he was an accomplished French horn virtuoso with the Rochester Philharmonic and the Baltimore Symphony. He has been characterized as a spectacular pianist, a master of boogie-woogie and the finest musician among his peers. Mr. Milne has given lecture performances throughout the world, including Japan, Canada, Ireland and Mexico, and at major cities and campuses throughout the United States.

The Dixieland Beat
Ragtime at Large

Although most people associate ragtime with piano music, Louis Armstrong said that Dixieland was ragtime. Hear about some of the famous names and tunes and where they came from. Learn about the different types of Dixieland Bands. From the improvising “head bands” to the well-rehearsed stage bands, you’ll find this concert extremely enjoyable and informative.

Opening performance # WPS1
Register early! There is a $5 charge for registering on the day of a One-Time Lecture or Event.
  Place:Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
  Dates:Saturday, January 10, 2015
  Time:2–3:30 p.m.
  Fee:$25/member; $35/non-member; $75 for any four opening week events (LLS members only)
I Wanna Listen to Rag!
Ragtime Tunes, Songs and Stories

This great line of Irving Berlin’s describes the infectious music of the early 1900s. From parlor songs to roaring saloon pianos, this music captured the hearts of America for decades. From gulley-low to vodee-o-doe, put on your boater and away we go.

Lecture # W1S2
Register early! There is a $5 charge for registering on the day of a One-Time Lecture or Event.
  Place:Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
  Dates:Saturday, February 14, 2015
  Time:1:30 – 3 p.m.
  Fee:$25/member; $35/non-member