Adult Education
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Maestro Peter Perret, Musicologist Dr. Greg Carroll, and EMF Essayist Dr. Cat Keen Hock explore the history and backstory behind the evening’s composers and repertoire in a casual, conversational atmosphere each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Moon Room, adjacent to Dana Auditorium. Whether you are nurturing your love of classical music or a veteran of EMF performances, you’ll be delighted and enlightened by these pre-concert talks. Free and open to the public.

JUNE 27 – JULY 27, 2019


Thu., June 27: Peter Perret

Fri., June 28: Greg Carroll

Sat., June 29: Greg Carroll

Thu., July 4: Greg Carroll

Fri., July 5: Peter Perret

Sat., July 6:  Cat Keen Hock

Thu., July 11: Cat Keen Hock

Fri., July 12: Greg Carroll

Sat., July 13: Greg Carroll

Thu., July 18: Greg Carroll

Fri., July 19: Peter Perret

Sat., July 20: Greg Carroll

Thu., July 25: Peter Perret

Fri., July 26: Peter Perret

Sat., July 27: Peter Perret

Dr. Greg Carroll
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Dr. Greg Carroll is an associate professor in the School of Music at UNC Greensboro, where he teaches courses in music theory, composition, history and literature. He was the first winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award in the School of Music. He holds a B.A. in music from St. John's University (MN) and an M.M. and Ph.D. in Composition and Theory from the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to UNCG in 1981, he taught at The University of Iowa and Indiana State University.

Maestro Peter Perret
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Maestro Peter Perret is the conductor emeritus of the Winston-Salem Symphony, having served as Music Director from 1978 to 2004. Previously, Perret served the Buffalo Philharmonic as Exxon/Arts Endowment Conductor for three years and was principal conductor of the Capetown Symphony (South Africa). He received advanced music degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and the Academia Chigiana in Siena. Currently, Perret leads frequent workshops on his co-authored book, A Well-Tempered Mind: Using Music to Help Children Listen and Learn.