Third Thursday at the Museum


Third Thursday at the Museum 

Attend a free lecture on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

This series covers the history and impact of Tempe-based music in conjunction with the Tempe Sound exhibit which runs through Oct, 2015.

Thursday, January 15 at 7 pm:

David Schildkret: Choral Conducting Around the World

The Tempe History Museum hosts a free evening lecture series every Third Thursday in the fall and spring. This season’s theme focuses on the Tempe music scene.  Join the museum for a free cup of coffee and learn about the history and the impact of Tempe-based music. January 15 features David Schildkret, who is the Director of Choral Activities at Arizona State University School of Music. Join him for a discussion of choral conducting around the world and the linking of visual arts, culture and music. 

 3rd series flyer

Feb. 19: Learn how Jody Rockmaker, ASU School of Music, teaches composition students to draw the listener into an engaging sound world.

March 19: Karin Enloe, history professor at ASU, will present a talk on Waylon Jennings.

April 16: Timothy Russell from ASU’s School of Music will talk about the mindful trade secrets of conducting an orchestra.

May 21: View some of a documentary film that chronicles the life and career of Arizona musician and bandleader Rafael “Chapito” Chavarria.