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Penn Area Library offers classical-music appreciation course

Patrick Varine
| Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Kim Stepinsky | For the Tribune-Review

Live music can be very powerful, and there are few better examples than a full orchestra launching into a well-composed piece of classical music.

Residents with an interest can learn more about classical music at a fall “mini-music-appreciation” course at the Penn Area Library in Harrison City.

“Classical Encounters,” presented by Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Director Morrie Brand, is a four-class course designed to introduce people to the world of classical music or, for those somewhat familiar, serve as a refresher.

It will be Sept. 17 and 24, and Oct. 1 and 8 at the library , 2001 Municipal Court in Harrison City.

The course is limited to 12 students and advance registration is required by calling 724-744-4414. Registration is $10, but it will be returned at the end of the course.

Brand is a former college music professor and professional musician with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. He served as the WSO’s managing director from 2000 to 2017.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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