Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 27 at 9 am** – September 13 at 4 pm): $280
Regular Registration Price (September 13 at 4 pm – first day of class): $308
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
Online registration has closed. Please call 312-255-3700 to register.
Leonard Bernstein once declared, "The 20th century has been a badly written drama from the beginning." Devoted to one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, this seminar follows Leonard Bernstein through the decades in his roles as composer, conductor, educator, philanthropist, and social activist. Explore a life filled with as much grief as accolades and learn how Leonard Bernstein's legacy has shaped the past, present, and future of American music.
One session. E - $280, L - $308
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.
There are no required materials for this class.
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.