Sound & Vision Series

Inspired by the Art in Action series and other lectures exploring the use of classical music in cartoons and film, this series will give participants the opportunity to explore how music has been used in a variety of cartoons and films. Sound & Vision will encourage participants to reflect on how specific pieces of music became familiar because of their use in cartoons, commercials and other pieces of visual art.
Fee: $10 for Series

Bugs Bunny, Bizet and Beyond
Travel back through some of your favorite cartoons and discover their connection to great classical
composers. Explore why the creative minds at animation studios like Warner Brothers and Disney decided
to combine high art with hilarity and gain an appreciation for the timelessness of these creations.

Date: Monday, June 28     Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Standoffs and Showdowns
Music is a key component of most movies, but the music associated with famous Westerns is
unforgettable. Revisit some of the popular compositions from films such as The Magnificent Seven,
and, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Learn about the composers who created the sounds we associate
with these films and how the music has been used in other movies, commercials and popular television

Date: Monday, July 26     Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Monsters and Melodies – from King Kong to Frankenstein
Monster movies and creature features have been thrilling audiences for ages. Discover how these movies
went from using Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, to hiring composers and studio musicians to
create the layers of sound that bring audiences to the edge of their seats.

Date: Monday, August 30     Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Reserve your spot by calling 410-662-4363