Leonard Bernstein: His Life, Music, and Legacy | Newberry

Leonard Bernstein: His Life, Music, and Legacy

Led by Stephen Kleiman. Eight sessions, 2 - 4 pm.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursdays, September 21 - November 9

2 - 4 pm

Cost and Registration Information

Early Registration Price (by September 1): $250

Regular Price (after September 1): $275

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Seminar Description

Leonard Bernstein was one of the most renowned musicians of the twentieth century. This exploration of his career as a conductor, composer, and gifted educator will help light up his life as a vibrant, controversial, and brilliant man of his times. His musical impact is enormous, and his legacy in music composition and in interpretation and performance of classical music continues to be a force for the future. Eight sessions.

Stephen Kleiman holds a BS from The Mannes College of Music and an MM in music composition/conducting from the University of Michigan. He has conducted throughout Europe and the US. His compositions are performed regularly, and he has been teaching at The Newberry since 2008.

Materials List


  • There are no required materials for this class.

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for the first class.

This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about our registration procedures.