Take a fun and exciting listening journey into the 'pop' music of the 20th century. Learn about the Blues and why it is so important to pop music. Discover Ragtime and the first self-playing music machine. Find out how swing bands in the 1930's became rock & roll in the 1950's. Where did Country music come from? What were disco and punk music? How did Hip Hop begin? Why is Rap music so important? By the end of the program, you will be able to identify famous tunes, composers, and performers who were the driving forces leading us to the pop music of today..

A History of Pop Music from 1900 to 2000

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Workshop Schedule

"Rockin' Through the Years"

"Building Community Through the Arts."