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Program #20956RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Oct 6 — Oct 11, 2013

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Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night before and/or after the program is available. Must make reservation in advance by calling Peabody Road Scholar/Peabody Inn at 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 06 - Check-In/5:00-6:00 Dinner/Evening Recital
Afternoon: 1-3:30 PM Check-In/Registration. 4-5:15 Orientation or 6:00-7:15 Orientation (To be determined by coordinators one week prior to start of program). Before orientation, visit the world-class Walter's Art Museum (open until 5pm). Free pass to Walter's Art Museum included in program.

Dinner: Buffet dining with ample healthy food choices at each meal.

Evening: As a special highlight, you will be able to attend a variety of concerts/recitals each evening as part of Peabody’s regular conservatory schedule. These performances are not keyed to the Road Scholar course of study but afford you an opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary range of music performed by talented Peabody student artists perfecting their musical training. You will also have free access to the world-class Walters Art Museum and Baltimore Museum of Art.

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night before and/or after the program is available. Must make reservation in advance by calling Peabody Road Scholar/Peabody Inn at 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 07 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

Morning: 8:30-10:05 Topic 1 (Evolution of Classical Music); 10:05-10:20 break; 10:20-11:40 Topic 2 (Musical Connections: Storytelling & Sound). All lectures presented in a classroom setting. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn (location of accomodations). Our superb, experienced faculty will make presentations on the course topics with ample time for questions and answers.

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Lunch

Afternoon: 12:50-2:30 Lecture (Musical Connections: Storytelling & Sound). 3:30-4:30--Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception for all program participants. (subject to change).

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 Dinner

Evening: Evening Recitals (optional)

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night before and/or after the program is available. Must make reservation in advance by calling Peabody Road Scholar/Peabody Inn at 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 08 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

Morning: 8:30-10:05 Lecture: Evolution of Classical Music 10:05-10:20 Break 10:20-11:40 Lecture: Storytelling and Sound

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Lunch

Afternoon: 12:50-2:30 Lecture: Musical Connections: Storytelling & Sound 3:30-4:30 Private tour of the George Peabody Rare Book Library, located on the Peabody Institute Campus. (subject to change) - www.library.jhu.edu/collections/specialcollections/rarebooks/peabody/

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 Dinner

Evening: Evening Recitals (optional)

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night before and/or after the program is available. Must make reservation in advance by calling Peabody Road Scholar/Peabody Inn at 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 09 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

Morning: 8:30-10:05 1st Class. 10:05-10:20 Break. 10:20-11:30 2nd Class.

Lunch: 11:30-12:30 Lunch

Afternoon: Spend an afternoon with an expert at the Walters Art Museum exploring the fascinating relationships between fine art and music. www.thewalters.org (subject to change)

Dinner: 5:00-6:30 Dinner

Evening: Evening Recitals

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: The Peabody Inn, in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon area, provides comfortable accommodations to participants in the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University's Road Scholar program. The Inn, located in four townhouses on the Peabody Institute campus, was renovated for the Road Scholar program and provides rooms that are unique in their configuration. See details below.

Contact info:
605 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
phone: 410-234-4770
web: www.peabody.jhu.edu/roadscholar

Room amenities: Please see Facility Amenities.

Facility amenities: The Inn is actually upgraded dorm space, with 2 twin beds in each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, matching bedspreads and drapes, telephone, radio alarm clock, dresser, desk and chair, private bathroom, and AC or heat in each room, depending on the season. A locked safe is available in each room. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided. Rooms are freshened and beds are made daily. Fresh towels are replaced on Mondays and Wednesdays. TVs are not provided in the rooms; however, a TV is located in Classroom B and available for viewing when class is not in session. Coffee makers, hair dryers, shower caps, etc. are not provided in the room. There are grab bars in all bathrooms at Peabody Inn. We are committed to making Road Scholar programs accessible to everyone, but please call us in advance so we can plan to accommodate your needs. We have wheel chairs, portable raised toilet seats, and shower chairs available; simply call ahead to reserve them. Classrooms are located in the Peabody Inn and you will be required to walk about ½ block to the cafeteria in the next building, and the equivalent of 1½ blocks to the evening recitals. Most of the walking is inside buildings on flat surfaces and elevators are available to move you to different levels. All routes are wheel chair accessible.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $60
An additional night before and/or after the program is available. Must make reservation in advance by calling Peabody Road Scholar/Peabody Inn at 410-234-4770 during normal business hours.

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 10 -
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

Morning: 8:30-10:05 1st class 10:05-10:20 Break 10:20-11:40 2nd class

Lunch: 11:45-12:45 Lunch

Afternoon: Free afternoon. Visit the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Museum of art, or any of the hundreds of tourist sites in downtown Baltimore. Baltimore Visitor's Center (www.baltimore.org/visitors/v_vc.html). Baltimore Museum of Art artbma.org/home.html)

Dinner: 5:00-6:30 Dinner

Evening: Evening Recitals (optional)

Lodging: Peabody Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 11 - Check Out
Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

Morning: 8:30-10:05 1st Class 10:05-10:20 Break 10:20-11:40 2nd Class

Lunch: 11:30-12:30 Lunch

Afternoon: 11:30-1:00 Check out. Peabody Conservatory student workers will be available during this time to assist guests with luggage.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Tourist AttractionsThe Peabody campus is conveniently located near the Inner Harbor and downtown Baltimore’s popular tourist sites. Whatever interests you, you will find it in Baltimore: civil war museum, world class art museums, aquarium, science museum, Babe Ruth Museum, comedy clubs, fine dining, theaters, concerts, movies, antiques, boat cruises, historic homes, churches & synagogues, and much, much more.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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13 Expert-led lectures
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