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Mitchell Korn

Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning offers new fall classes

Aug. 4, 2017—Architectural treasures, Broadway plays on film, and a first-time preview of a Nashville Ballet performance are among the rich subjects offered this fall by Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Enroll in Vanderbilt Osher spring 2017 classes

Feb. 24, 2017—The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Register now for Osher 2017 winter classes at Vanderbilt

Nov. 21, 2016—The diverse classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt for winter 2017 include a look behind the scenes of 'Romeo and Juliet,' Perry Wallace's inspiring story, and steel drum band.

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Explore music through Blair adult classes

Aug. 12, 2016—Blair School of Music offers adults private lessons in just about every instrument—strings, brass, piano, woodwinds, voice and folk instruments, including mandolin, dulcimer and fiddle. It’s never too late to start.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher Institute summer term

May. 24, 2016—Symphony 101, healthy cooking, and Motown music are among the Osher Lifelong Institute at Vanderbilt summer 2016 classes for all adults 50 and older.

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Register now for Vanderbilt Osher spring 2016 classes

Mar. 4, 2016—Shakespeare, transitional justice in South Africa, the Nashville Ballet, and Judaism are among the diverse topics open to all adults 50 and older this spring through the Institute for Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt.

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Enjoy ‘summer school’ with Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning

May. 5, 2015—Alice Randall, Robert Fry, Susan Kevra, Mat Britain and Mitchell Korn are Vanderbilt faculty teaching in Osher Lifelong Learning Institute classes for summer 2015.

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Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning spring term

Feb. 5, 2013—Important Supreme Court decisions, the Nashville Ballet, and a “behind-the-scenes” look at special law enforcement agents are among the varied topics offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt this spring.

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Listen: Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning spring term

Mar. 5, 2012—The schedule has been announced for the spring 2012 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University. The healthcare reform crisis, American protest movements, classical music appreciation and Maya culture from ancient to modern times are among subjects that will be covered in spring session.

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Hear classical music with new ears with Blair’s Mitchell Korn

Aug. 15, 2011—“Symphonic Music: Hear More, Enjoy More with New Ears,” a popular listener-appreciation class at Blair School of Music, now meets Wednesday afternoons.

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How to Listen to Classical Music: Bang That Drum

Mar. 7, 2011—Watch video of the March 3 presentation, “Bang That Drum.” Mitchell Korn presents the oldest and most enduring of all instruments – the drum – and its percussion sisters and brothers are investigated through group performance, exploration and play. Everything from small bells to snare drums, and to large marimbas and vibraphones are all dissected and...

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How to Listen to Classical Music: Brash Brass and the Mighty Winds

Feb. 22, 2011—Watch video of the Feb. 17, 2011, class, “Brash Brass and the Mighty Winds.” Mitchell Korn introduces to class participants the range, construction, sound production and history of brass and wind instruments. From conch shell and hunting horns to modern trumpets, oboes and horns, class participants get to blow as hard as they like as...

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