The Sounds of Nashville: A City's Music, Past & Present
Credit: 36 hours/3.6 CEU
Nashville's connection to music is unequaled, and its reputation as Music City USA has been a constant for the past 200 years. In this course youâ€™ll explore the events that established both Nashville's robust live music scene and its influential music industry. Youâ€™ll visit places where songwriters, artists, producers, and musicians from all decades and genres left their mark. (Your tuition includes admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the historic RCA Studio B where music giants like Elvis recorded.)
Youâ€™ll discover how Nashville thrives today all the while experiencing a city where music is written, recorded, and performed every single day. In Nashville, music isn't just part of the culture, it is the culture.
â€¢ Credit for 36 educational hours or 3.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units).
â€¢ There is a pre-assignment for this course. Students will receive their pre-assignments via email one week before the first class.
$365 (Without Accommodation) - Tuition for class includes:
â€¢ Admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
â€¢ Admission to the historic RCA Studio B.
â€¢ All costs associated with the class. (There are no material fees or activity fees!)
$495 *With Accommodation* - Tuition for class includes:
â€¢ 3 nights (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) at the Nashville Downtown Hostel
â€¢ Thursday: 4:30pm - 7:30pm. Class meets at Tennessee State University.
â€¢ Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm. The day will be spent both in the classroom and out in Nashville.
â€¢ Saturday: 9:00am - 5:30pm. Students will be both in the classroom and out in the city.
Please note: This hostel does not offer breakfast BUT it does have a self-catering community kitchen that can be used for meal preparation by individuals.
Your instructor, Jenny Casey, is a fan of music and Music City. A singer-songwriter, tour guide, former school teacher, and mother of four, she's performed all around Nashville, the US, and overseas. Her musical experience includes doing session work in studios to live comedy improv songwriting, and just about everything in between. She loves Nashville, and continually enjoys learning and sharing its musical history with people from all around the world.
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