"Classical Music Goes Pop!"
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Presented by WUOL, San Francisco-based Salon97, and IF University:
Classical music is around us more than you think! From TV commercials to famous movie scenes, to sporting event entrance announcements, classical music makes our free time more dramatic and exciting than any of us could ever expect.
Join Daniel Gilliam and Salon 97's Cariwyl Hebert for a fun and laid-back evening exploring some of the most famous uses of classical music in the popular culture universe.
FACILITATORS: Cariwyl Hebert is the founder of Salon97 (salon97.org, @salon97 on Twitter), a San Francisco-based non-profit making classical music fun and approachable for listeners across the United States and around the world. She is a two-time SXSW speaker and has presented events at venues across the country, including WQXR in New York, the San Francisco Public Library, and San Francisco's de Young Museum. Because two lives are better than one, Cariwyl is also a web consultant specializing in social media and search enging marketing.
Daniel Gilliam is a composer (danielgilliam.com) and afternoon host and program director of Classical 90.5 WUOL (wuol.org). He is currently working on new works for the Kentucky Center Chamber Players and violinist Rob Simonds. Gilliam was the radio producer for African American Voices, which won bronze in the 2014 New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Follow Gilliam on Twitter @danielgilliam.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The cost of the event includes admission to the class. Participants are encouraged to support our host venue, Atlantic No. 5, through food and beverage purchases.
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